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Netherlands, World Bank sign $5m agreement to support Jordan economy

By JT - Sep 11,2019 - Last updated at Sep 11,2019

AMMAN — The Netherland’s embassy in Jordan on Wednesday signed an agreement with the World Bank Group to provide Jordan with $5 million to support the implementation of the Kingdom’s five-year plan to rejuvenate the economy, boost the private sector’s development, attract investment and provide jobs, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

The agreement was signed by Dutch Ambassador to the Kingdom Barbara Joziasse, Regional Director of the World Bank’s Mashreq Department Saroj Kumar Jha and Regional Manager of the International Finance Corporation Dalia Wahbeh.

During the signing, Joziasse said: “The Netherlands is a close friend of Jordan and its people. We want to contribute to the achievement of peace and prosperity for every Jordanian; therefore we support the Kingdom’s economic reforms.”

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