Ministry of Investment discusses 2022–2026 draft strategy

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AMMAN — The Ministry of Investment held on Monday a consultation session to discuss the draft investment promotion strategy for the years 2022-2026, which was prepared by the ministry in cooperation with the World Bank and implemented by Deloitte Company, with the aim of attracting foreign and local investments with high added value, capable of creating job opportunities, contributing to economic growth, and increasing national exports, according to Al–Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

Secretary-General of the ministry Zaher Al-Qatarneh said that a series of actions has been taken by the Ministry of Investment, such as updating legislation, strengthening public-private partnership and empowering investors.

Qatarneh added that the ministry sought to formulate the strategy to align with best international practices, and to identify key and subsidiary economic sectors, targeted foreign markets, and primary potential investors in those countries.

He said that a group of international experts in the field of investment promotion will be hired to implement the outputs of this strategy.

World Bank Representative Muhammad Abdul Qader said that the strategy will have a substantial impact on the investment environment in Jordan.

Deloitte Representative Rodrigo Ortiz presented a summary of the most important indicators and objectives of the strategy, noting that it aims to make Jordan the most preferred destination for sustainable investment in the Middle East and North Africa.

The strategy will focus on priority investment sectors in addition to setting competitive standards at the national and sectoral levels to identify priority markets, Ortiz added. 

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