The World Bank says it is close to finalizing a $1.9bn financial support package for Jordan over the next two years, World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva told the Jordan Times on the sidelines of a Jordan donors conference in London this week.

The $1.9bn package will consist of a $1bn development loan and two loan guarantees, one for $200mn from Saudi Arabia and another for $250mn from the UK, as well as a $100mn concessional loan and $350mn in project finance.

The World Bank is keen...