USD16.4 Million Additional Japanese Grant for Jordan

تم نشره في Wed 23 March / Mar 2016. 01:00 AM
  • Fakhouri and Sakurai Signing the Memo - (From Source)

AMMAN — The government signed a memo of understanding yesterday, Tuesday, with Japan for additional aid grants to Jordan outstanding the bilateral support agreements, at an amount of USD16.4 million.

The extra aid is provided to reduce the burdens of hosting Syrian refugees; these grant will be directs to purchasing machinery, equipment, and services for the benefits of the ministries of Water and Irrigation, and Municipal Affairs, and are to be invested in the building the capacities of local hosting communities as part of the Jordan 2016-2018 response plan.

The memorandum was signed by the Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Emad Fakhouri, and the Japanese Ambassador to Amman, Shuichi Sakurai.