No. 38



US Gives $50Mn Grant To Jordan

The US has approved a grant of $50mn to Jordan as part ofthe $200mn program of American Economic Assistance to the country for 1999,according to a statement from the US Embassy in 'Amman. The latest grant bringsUS aid to Jordan to the highest level in the 50-year history of bilateral aidgiven to the Kingdom. At the signing ceremony on 30 August, Mr. William Burns,the US Ambassador to Jordan, said that "this grant will help...