King Abdullah chairs conference on reforms in Jordan

Published April 2nd, 2001 - 02:00 GMT

Jordan's King Abdullah inaugurated Saturday, March31, in the Dead Sea resort of Zara a two-day conference on reforms in Jordan. 

 

Some 300 foreign and Jordanian experts from the public and private sector, including all of the kingdom's ministers, were gathered in a hotel to discuss Jordan's need for reforms in the sectors of agriculture, local development, social values, administration, investment and human potential. 

 

In a short opening speech, Abdullah called on the participants to "find the right mechanism to solve the problems" which are slowing down Jordan's development. — (AFP, Zara) 

 

© Agence France Presse 2001

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