Senate committees briefed on 2021-2023 government plans

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AMMAN —  On Monday, the Senate’s standing committees, headed by Rajai Muasher, the second vice president of the Senate, were briefed by the ministerial team about the government's plans for the years 2021-2023, according to Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Muasher lauded the government’s efforts and its implementation of policies and reforms to stimulate economic growth, generate job opportunities, and support priority economic sectors.

Nasser Al-Shraideh, the minister of planning and international cooperation and chairman of the Economic Development Committee, presented the committees with the government’s plans, which will be submitted as a document to His Majesty King Abdullah II at the end of August.

Shraideh said that the plans are set to improve the business and investment sector, enhance competition and employment, and support the economic sector, which bore the brunt of COVID-19. This will boost private sector jobs, increasing the volume of domestic and foreign investments and exports.

Some plans targeting the legislative and institutional sectors include increasing investments, reducing production costs, and establishing five infrastructural projects at a cost of JD260 million in 2021, in addition to JD2 billion worth of projects in 2022, he said.

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