Jordan Disburses $141Mn To Offset Energy Cost
The Jordanian government has disbursed JD100mn ($141mn) to some 3.3mn people (70% of the population) to offset the higher cost of petroleum products after the lifting of most subsidies last November, according to the Jordanian Ministry of Finance. After removing the bulk of the energy subsidies the government decided to compensate poorer Jordanians by disbursing a transfer payment of JD70 ($99) per person to a...
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