The past two decades have seen a remarkable improvement in people’s lives as hundreds of millions have climbed out of poverty. Around the world, endemic diseases are disappearing, and life expectancy is rising. Still, over 750 million people live in absolute poverty worldwide. Of these, some 300 million live in Muslim majority countries that are member nations of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB).
Our work is built through a framework of effective development cooperation anchored on the principles of Islamic finance and economics, and it is yet another testimony of striving for human tolerance between cultures and across regions of the worldDr. Waleed Ahmad Jameel Addas