WASHINGTON– U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Executive Officer Adam Boehler issued the following statement after his meeting with Interim President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Juan Guaidó
“During my meeting with Interim President Guaidó today, I made clear the United States’ unwavering support for the people of Venezuela as they seek the peaceful transition to the democracy they deserve. DFC is committed to bolstering efforts to rebuild the economy and restore stability in Venezuela through a whole-of-government approach that includes our counterparts at the U.S. Agency for International Development as well as the Departments of Treasury, State, and Commerce.
“As I conveyed to Interim President Guaidó, DFC is committed to catalyzing billions of dollars of private sector investment to support the country once he is able to take his place as the legitimate president. Over the coming weeks, my team and I will be reaching out to our international counterparts, the development community, and the private sector to mobilize commitments to making critical investments in Venezuela that create jobs, growth, and opportunity.
“The wellbeing and livelihoods of the people of Venezuela is immensely important and we stand ready to deliver.”
U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) is America’s development bank. DFC partners with the private sector to finance solutions to the most critical challenges facing the developing world today. We invest across sectors including energy, healthcare, critical infrastructure, and technology. DFC also provides financing for small businesses and women entrepreneurs in order to create jobs in emerging markets. DFC investments adhere to high standards and respect the environment, human rights, and worker rights.