With regard to the loan for an amount of up to US$109.0 million to the Republic of El Salvador for the "Program for the Modernization of Citizen Security Institutions," which is in the process of approval by the State and the Government of El Salvador, the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), communicates the following:
- Pursuant to its constitutive agreement, the Central American Bank for Economic Integration is an international multilateral development financial institution.
- The Bank is an apolitical entity and does not get involved in the internal affairs of its member countries.
- All decisions on approval of operations for financing of programs and projects are approved by the board of directors, which is composed by representatives of each of its member countries.
The Bank reiterates its commitment to promoting the economic integration and balanced economic and social development of the Central American region, including the founding and regional countries in accordance with the mandate established in its constitutive agreement.