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Jordan, World Bank talk road development

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AMMAN— The Public Works and Housing Minister and Minister of Transport, Ahmed Maher Abu Al Samen, Thursday held talks with the World Bank on plans and strategies for developing the road network in Jordan and implementing partnership projects between the public and private sectors, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Abu Al Samen affirmed the Ministry's readiness to enhance cooperation with the World Bank to prepare plans and strategies for developing the transport sector in Jordan and to implementing projects that would improve quality of public services and investment in the country.

He said that the World Bank is a "strategic" partner for Jordan and that the Ministry would work in cooperation with the World Bank, as it is working on preparing plans and strategies for developing the transport sector in Jordan.

World Bank Director in Jordan Holly Benner confirmed that the Bank is working with the government to provide support for the establishment of infrastructure projects.

She said that the World Bank is working with the Jordanian authorities to prepare the necessary plans to develop the transport network in Jordan and raise the efficiency of public transport and roads.

In turn, Ibrahim Dajani, Director of the Transport Sector at the World Bank for the Middle East and North Africa, said the World Bank would work over the coming years to study and evaluate the transport road network in Jordan to improve and raise its efficiency.

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