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Jordan, January 27, 2020
Lower House begins public-private sectors partnership bill debate

Amman, Jan. 26 (Petra)-The Lower House of Parliament, headed by Speaker, Atef Tarawneh, and attended the Cabinet's members, has begun on Sunday discussions of the draft law of the public-private sector partnership.

Prior and during implementation stages of partnership projects, the bill creates a unit for public-private partnership projects that will provide technical support to government agencies with best global practices to facilitate this process.

According to its mandating reasons, the project comes to raise efficiency of the Kingdom's infrastructure, promote economic growth, and create a stimulating investment environment for the private sector to contribute effectively in developing and operating the economic and social infrastructure necessary to achieve sustainable growth.

The draft law also aims to implement projects to provide citizens with quality services, create an institutional framework to identify, and implement partnership projects effectively and transparently, in addition to mechanisms to obtain government assistance.

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