King meets World Bank president in DC

King meets World Bank president in DC
Washington, DC - His Majesty King Abdullah II met with World Bank Group President Ajay Banga on in Washington, DC, on Monday, and discussed means of enhancing economic and development cooperation.اضافة اعلان

The meeting covered Jordan's efforts in economic and public sector modernisation, with His Majesty expressing appreciation of the World Bank's support for Jordan in implementing the Economic Modernisation Vision’s programmes.

The King thanked the World Bank for supporting water projects in Jordan, especially the Aqaba Amman Water Desalination and Conveyance Project.

His Majesty highlighted the World Bank’s important role in supporting public-private partnership projects, in addition to transportation and energy projects.

Discussions also covered the economic repercussions of the ongoing Gaza war on Jordan.

For his part, World Bank Group president commended Jordan’s economic modernisation efforts, and what has been achieved so far within the vision’s timeframe.

Director of the Office of His Majesty Jafar Hassan and Jordan’s Ambassador in Washington, DC, Dina Kawar attended the meeting.

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