Meeting between a high-level delegation from the AfDB and the ECOWAS Department of Human Development and Social Affairs
Abuja, 5th September 2023 - A high-level delegation from the African Development Bank (AfDB) met with the Department of Human Development & Social Affairs, led by Commissioner Prof. Fatou Sow Sarr, to discuss the progress and future plans of an ongoing project as part of the bank's regional strategic plan.
The meeting, held at the ECOWAS headquarters in Abuja, aimed to review the current status of the project and address any challenges or bottlenecks encountered during its implementation. The delegation, comprising senior officials from the bank, engaged in fruitful discussions with the Department's team, led by Commissioner Prof. Fatou Sow Sarr, renowned for her expertise in analyzing human development and social affairs.
The Commissioner, Professor Fatou Sow Sarr, expressed her appreciation for the AfDB's continued support and highlighted the crucial role of these collaborative efforts in promoting regional socio-economic development. She praised the constructive dialogue during the meeting and the commitment of both parties to ensure the success of the project.
As part of its regional strategic plan, the AfDB remains steadfast in its mission to promote sustainable development in Africa. The bank recognizes the importance of human development and social affairs in achieving this objective, and collaborations such as this meeting with the Department of Human Development & Social Affairs in Abuja are vital in realizing these ambitions.
Moving forward, both parties will work closely together to address the recommendations and action points agreed upon during the meeting. The AfDB delegation and the Department of Human Development & Social Affairs are confident that their shared commitment to the project's success will result in tangible development outcomes that positively impact the lives of the region's population.