Shraideh chairs meeting on Economic Modernisation Vision

AMMAN — Planning and International Cooperation Minister Nasser Shraideh has chaired a meeting with embassy representatives from donor countries and institutions participating in the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank in Washington DC, during which he reviewed the main elements of the Economic Modernisation Vision.

The minister acquainted attendees with the developments of preparations for the vision’s executive programme for 2023-2025, stressing the importance of the vision as a roadmap for the coming decade that would enable Jordan to utilise existing potential in the national economy, according to a ministry statement.

Shraideh noted that the executive plan will be approved within the upcoming few months, as well as steps towards securing the necessary finances to implement it, whether through capital expenditures or foreign assistance as well as local and foreign investments.

He also said that the best practices will be applied while preparing the executive programme in terms of following a cooperation approach with various stakeholders.

Shraideh also reviewed the top goals, initiatives, purposes and drivers that comprise the vision, stressing that the role of the government is to meet growth targets and generate jobs.

The minister called on Jordan’s development partners to continue to support the Kingdom’s endeavours towards implementing economic and development reform plans in various fields.