JORDAN

 

Jordan Considers Long-Term Economic Blueprint

 

Jordan’s King ‘Abd Allah has requested that the government of Prime Minister ‘Abd Allah al-Nusur draw up a 10-year blueprint for economic development.

In a letter to Mr Nusur, the king says that the Jordanian economy faces a number of difficult challenges, resulting from international and regional crises such as the suspension of Egyptian gas supplies to Jordan and the influx of 1.3mn Syrian refugees to...