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Icelandic Foreign Minister visits NDF, NIB and NEFCO

Photo: Pamela Schönberg
From left: Magnus Rystedt, Managing Director of NEFCO, Henrik Norman, President and CEO of NIB, Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland, Pasi Hellman, Managing Director of NDF and Hilde Kjelsberg, Vice-President and Head of Credit and Analysis of NIB
8.01.2014

Icelandic Foreign Minister visits NDF, NIB and NEFCO

The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland, Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, visited NDF, NIB and NEFCO on 7 January 2014.

Minister Bragi Sveinsson explained the recent discussions regarding the budget for development cooperation in Iceland, and among other things, pledged to continue good cooperation between Iceland (Icelandic Development Agency, ICEIDA) and NDF on geothermal projects in several African countries.  Also, NDF’s role in the broader development and climate finance architecture was discussed. Iceland has traditionally been strong supporter of NDF.