Middle East Economic Survey


No 26



US Approves Additional Grant Of $150Mn To Jordan

The US government has approved an additional grant of $150mn to Jordan, raising total US aid to the kingdom in 2009 to $513mn, Jordanian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Suhair al-'Ali said on 28 June. The minister noted that the grant will be used to finance a number of development projects and said that past US economic aid had contributed to the execution of many...