PM continues meetings with political, economic leaders in Davos

Davos, Jan. 19 (Petra) — Prime Minister Bisher Khasawneh continued his meetings with international political and economic leaders, as part of his participation in the World Economic Forum Davos 2023, which is currently being held in Davos, Switzerland.

In the meetings, the Prime Minister discussed aspects of joint cooperation in many fields, especially economic and investment ones, stressing that Jordan has taken serious steps in regulating the investment environment and removing obstacles and hurdles that hindered the investment environment, with the aim of encouraging foreign and domestic investments and enabling the existing ones.

Khasawneh also stressed the importance of the comprehensive modernization project led by His Majesty King Abdullah with its three streams: the political modernization system, the public sector modernization roadmap, and the economic modernization vision for the next ten years, adding that targets of this project in all its streams are ambitious, realistic and achievable towards the future.

In his meeting with Tunisian Prime Minister Najla Bouden, the Prime Minister reaffirmed Jordan’s keenness to strengthen bilateral ties in various fields, in a way that contributes to achieving their common interests and the aspirations of the leaderships of the two countries and peoples.

The two sides agreed to hold meetings of the joint Jordanian-Tunisian Higher Committee in Amman soon, in order to discuss joint cooperation in various fields and to set future prospects for enhancing this cooperation in the service of the interests of the two countries.

In turn, the Tunisian Prime Minister welcomed the plans to activate the talks between the two countries through the joint Jordanian-Tunisian Higher Committee meetings with the aim of enhancing cooperation prospects and strengthening relations between the two sides.

Khasawneh also met with the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, on the continuation of joint cooperation to consolidate the financial and monetary stability that Jordan has achieved to realize Jordanian economic goals, foremost of which is reducing the unemployment rate and raising the standard of living for citizens.

Georgieva lauded Jordan’s successful completion of the fifth review of the Extended Facility Program, which is being implemented with the IMF, making Jordan a successful example of economic reform in the region.

//Petra// AF

19/01/2023 20:49:02