General Idriss Déby Itno, President of the Republic of Chad, met with Boris Ivanov, Managing Director, GPB Global Resources. The parties discussed the development of gold mining projects in Chad and opportunities to intensify business cooperation between Russia and Chad. Boris Ivanov underlined Gazprombank’s contribution to strengthening bilateral relations and investing in Chadian resource projects. In particular, the parties noted significant progress in the Ganboke project implemented by GPB Chad Minerals SARL (GPB Global Resources Group). The Company performs active field works, including trenching, sampling and core drilling operations in full accordance with the work program. In addition to the strict fulfillment of the License obligations, GPB Chad Minerals SARL (GPB Global Resources Group) would also provide for social and economic development of the region, following its Corporate Social Responsibility policy, added Boris Ivanov.