US Aid Expected to Increase in 2016

تم نشره في Sun 31 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
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AMMAN —Al Ghad— An official government source confirmed Saturday to “Al Ghad” that expected US aid to Jordan is expected to increase up to USD1.25 billion for the current year of 2016, referring to there being a USD250 million increase under the terms of economic and military aid to Jordan in the recently passed budget by Congress, compared to USD1 billion in 2015.

Aid expected up until next September is estimated to reach around USD615 million, according to the source, who inferred the quarter billion increase is to be allocated to supporting the water sector.