The Capital Regional Development Council (CRDC) recently hosted a group of bankers through the World Affairs Program of New Hampshire. Executive Director, Stephen Heavener presented to representatives from the Oman Development Bank. His presentation included how CRDC and other economic development council’s assist banks with gap financing or other financing opportunities.
The World Affairs Council of New Hampshire is one of more than 90 community organizations around the country that host visitors through the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. This program brings approximately 4,000 foreign leaders and specialists to the United States for professional development programs. Participants in this program are leaders and decision-makers in their home countries; travel as individuals or as part of pre-arranged groups. The goal of the program is for the group to explore best practices related to the banking sector in marketing, training and small and medium enterprise loan programs.
Oman Development Bank located in Oman, an Arabian country and borders United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen.
Photo: CRDC Executive Director, Stephen Heavener (standing) with the team from Oman Development Bank and representatives from the World Affairs Program of New Hampshire.