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Interior minister urges donors to aid Jordan

By JT - Nov 23,2015 - Last updated at Nov 23,2015

AMMAN — Interior Minister Salameh Hammad on Monday met with Andrew Harper, the UNHCR representative to Jordan, and discussed means to alleviate consequences of the Syrian refugee crisis on the Kingdom’s services and security sectors.

Commending the UNHCR’s humanitarian efforts, Hammad said the Syrian refugee crisis has added tremendous burdens on Jordan’s resources, infrastructure and services. The minister called on donor countries and organisations to increase their assistance to Jordan to cope with the crisis, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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