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    King urges tangible impact for government’s economic priorities

    August 30, 2021

    Amman, Aug. 29 (Petra) -- His Majesty King Abdullah, during a briefing on the government’s economic priorities on Sunday, directed the government to take timely measures to make the impact of its economic priorities tangible for citizens and the private sector, urging a monthly progress report.

    Chairing part of a Cabinet meeting, attended by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, King Abdullah urged all to shoulder their responsibility in translating these priorities into tangible outcomes.

    His Majesty emphasised the need to efficiently capitalise on available opportunities to counter unemployment and re-stimulate growth, highlighting the importance of striving for recovery from the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    The King noted the importance of maintaining dialogue, partnership, and teamwork with the private sector, as well as streamlining procedures and lowering fees for Jordanian and foreign investors.

    Prime Minister Bisher Khasawneh outlined the government’s economic priorities for the years 2021-2023, which include enhancing the climate for investments and doing business, stepping up competitiveness, stimulating the private sector, and supporting priority economic sectors including ICT, agriculture, industry, tourism, and energy.

    Royal Hashemite Court Chief Yousef Issawi and Director of the Office of His Majesty Jafar Hassan accompanied the King on the visit to the Prime Ministry.


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