Jordan thanks Ambassador for Saudi cash

Published February 28th, 2013 - 07:01 GMT
Jordan thanked the Saudi Ambassador to the country on Wednesday for continued financial support
Jordan thanked the Saudi Ambassador to the country on Wednesday for continued financial support

[Jordan's] Finance Minister Suleiman Hafez on Wednesday met with Saudi Ambassador to Jordan Fahed Bin Abdul Mohsen and presented him with a letter for the Saudi finance minister.

In the letter, Hafez said Jordan has received the $200 million (around JD142 million) grant, which was deposited at the Central Bank of Jordan.

The grant was ordered by Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud.

During the meeting, Hafez and the diplomat discussed bilateral ties and prospects for further cooperation.

  1. The minister highlighted efforts led by the government to ease the economic difficulties the country is going through

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