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Cabinet approves deals with China, Armenia

By Petra - Dec 18,2014 - Last updated at Dec 18,2014

AMMAN — The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a projected economic and technical cooperation agreement with China.

Under the agreement, the Chinese government will provide an $8-million grant to Jordan to fund developmental projects to be agreed upon later.

The Cabinet also authorised the Department of Statistics (DoS) to conduct a field survey on energy consumption in the transport sector required by the UN Economic and Social Commission for West Asia.

The Council of Ministers also authorised DoS to conduct a study on youths in Jordan needed by the study and survey unit at the Arab League.

The Cabinet also approved an agricultural cooperation agreement between the Kingdom and Armenia.

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