The Banker Magazine has named Finance Minister Omar Malhas the Best Finance Minister in the Middle East, acknowledging his efforts in "maintaining the stability of the economy amidst regional challenges", the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported this week.
The Banker, an English-language monthly international financial affairs publication owned by The Financial Times and edited in London, said that the government in general and the Finance Ministry in particular have dealt with local and regional challenges with "high level of professionalism" and maintained the stability of the national economy.
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The magazine added that the economic stability was achieved despite the circumstances resulting from the crises in Syria and Iraq, which constitute the most important export markets for Jordan, Petra added.
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