Khasawneh meets with a group of young Jordanian entrepreneurs in Dubai

Prime Minister Bisher Al- Khasawneh
(File photo: Ameer Khalifeh/Jordan News)
AMMANPrime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh met in Dubai on Sunday with a group of young Jordanian entrepreneurs representing companies in the field of sustainability and environmental protection on the sidelines of the Global Climate Summit in Dubai. اضافة اعلان

According to Al-Mamlaka TV, during the meeting, attended by the Minister of Environment, Muawieh Radaideh, the Prime Minister affirmed that Jordan's creative youth are a source of pride and hope for the country, emphasizing the government's commitment to supporting these companies to achieve success locally and regionally, addressing environmental challenges facing Jordan and the region.

He stated, "today, Jordan takes pride in its qualified human resources, characterized by initiative, the ability to overcome challenges, and innovation." He highlighted the government's support for innovation and creativity, acknowledging the importance of these companies' contributions to smart agriculture, clean energy, water management, carbon markets, and integrated waste management.

Khasawneh recognized the challenges these companies face in terms of financing and their efforts to seek support from neighboring countries. He encouraged this approach and expressed hope that even if these initiatives expand to neighboring countries, Jordanian youth will continue to play a role, both in Jordan and abroad.

Khasawneh mentioned the government's efforts to support startups in various fields, not just in environmental innovation. He emphasized the need to create a legislative framework, regulations, and financing mechanisms for startups and small and medium-sized enterprises. He acknowledged the interest of several funds in neighboring countries to contribute to financing innovative and entrepreneurial companies.

Khasawneh emphasized the importance of achieving green growth and sustainable resource management as part of the economic modernization vision. He encouraged young Jordanian entrepreneurs to be part of the national success story, expressing confidence that they can contribute to achieving the vision's objectives.

In the environmental context, he highlighted that Jordan has a high percentage of hybrid and electric vehicles, exceeding many European countries with strict environmental regulations. He mentioned the ongoing efforts to increase the share of clean energy sources in the electricity mix and acknowledged the need for improvement in waste management practices and public behavior related to environmental conservation.

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