Jordan Top Refugee Host in The World, Says Minister

تم نشره في Fri 30 September / Sep 2016. 11:00 PM
  • Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Imad Fakhouri speaking during a meeting with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Vice-President Tomiyoshi Kenichi – (Petra)

AMMAN — Jordan is the world's top refugee host country according to UN agencies figures, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Imad Fakhouri said.

The minister was speaking during a meeting with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Vice-President Tomiyoshi Kenichi, during which the two officials discussed cooperation and the repercussions of the Syrian refugees' crisis on the Kingdom.

Fakouri asked the Japanese agency to increase its support to the Kingdom, through grants, soft loans and technical assistance, to help Jordan address the ramification of the Syrian refugees on its resources and boost regional stability.

Further, the minister thanked the Japanese people and government for the support they provide to the Kingdom in various domains.

The visiting Japanese official, on his part, noted the strong ties between his country and Jordan, while reiterating the key role played by the Kingdom to boost regional stability and security.

(Petra)

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