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Tag Archives: Jordan

Jordan’s King hails Kingdom’s ties with Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and UAE

AMMAN, Oct 4, (KUNA): Jordan’s King Abdullah II affirmed on Thursday the deep rooted brotherly ties that bind Jordan with Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. A statement issued by the Royal Jordanian Court said that King Abdullah met with Kuwaiti Finance Minister Dr Nayef Al Hajraf, Director …

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Kuwait-funded $65.5 million gas plant aims to boost Jordan’s energy security

AMMAN, Sept 8, (KUNA): A liquefied natural gas (LNG) port worth $ 65.5 million funded by Kuwait is among the most superlative projects the Gulf state has undertaken in Jordan, with the aim of providing Amman with diverse energy sources. As a testament to the camaraderie both nations have long …

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Merkel pledges $100 million loan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday promised a $100 million loan to troubled Jordan, where mass protests over austerity measures forced the prime minister to resign earlier this month. Merkel visited the kingdom amid an escalating domestic row over migration. Standing next to Jordan’s King Abdullah II, she made no …

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KUWAIT CITY, June 12, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received King Abdullah II and his accompanying delegation at Dasman Palace on Tuesday. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah attended the audience. The Kuwaiti and Jordanian leaders held cordial talks on the …

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FM briefs ministers on HH Amir’s recent Makkah meet over Jordan

Cabinet discusses key topics in its weekly meeting KUWAIT CITY, June 11, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti Cabinet held its weekly meeting at Seif Palace on Monday that was chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. At the onset of the meeting, the Cabinet expressed its sincere …

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Kuwait joins in $2.5bn in Jordan aid

BANK DEPOSIT, GUARANTEES, BUDGET SUPPORT…PROJECTS DUBAI, June 11, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates pledged $2.5 billion of aid to Jordan on Monday, a joint statement from the Gulf states said, following austerity measures that have sparked massive protests in the country. Price hikes and subsidy cuts …

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EU pledges 20mn euros to ease Jordan crisis

AMMAN, June 10, (Agencies): European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini announced Sunday 20 million euros ($23.5 million) in aid for Jordan following a wave of anti-austerity protests that led to the prime minister’s resignation. The EU will support Jordan “with all possible means at our disposal including economic and …

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Kuwait willing to help Jordan – Economist to form government

AMMAN, June 5, (Agencies): Jordan’s King Abdullah tasked a former World Bank economist on Tuesday with forming a new government and called for broad talks on a planned income tax law that has provoked the country’s biggest protests in years. The king appointed Harvard-educated Omar al-Razzaz after accepting Hani Mulki’s …

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No fears over Jordan

PROTESTS against the proposed tax bill and increase in fuel prices, which Jordan has been witnessing in the past few days, should not be gauged from a single angle – magnitude of pressure due to the livelihood crisis that the country is going through. It is vital to acknowledge that …

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Jordan grateful for Kuwait’s $1.2 billion grant: Fakhoury

KFAED has left a memorable impression AMMAN, Oct 28, (KUNA): Contributing to first priority development projects in Jordan within the upcoming five years, Kuwait has allocated a sum of $1.2 billion as part of the GCC grant. The Kuwaiti contribution helped the Jordanian authorities to execute some vital projects in …

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