US Aid to Jordan in 2016 Comprises 65% of Allocated Funds; USD812m

تم نشره في Tue 16 August / Aug 2016. 12:00 AM
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AMMAN —Al Ghad— An informed official government source confirmed to “Al Ghad” that US aid for the current year, 2016, allocated by the United States government to Jordan comprises so far 65 per cent of total funds set for the Kingdom, at USD812 million, out of the original amount set at USD1.25 billion.

The source also said that the agreement is expected to be finalised and signed by the end of September, this year, and that the congress has ratified the sum in total, including the additional USD250 million.

The aid includes USD615 million for economic and financial aid purposes, and USD385 million for military support for the Kingdom.