EU pledges $140 mn to Jordan

The European Union will give 110 million euros (about USD 140 million) in financial assistance to Jordan in 2012.

Last Updated: May 21, 2012, 10:29 AM IST

Amman: The European Union will give 110 million euros (about USD 140 million) in financial assistance to Jordan in 2012.

Joanna Wronecka, head of an EU delegation to Jordan, said the EU allocated 30 million euros to support Jordan's political reforms, 40 million euros for economic reforms and another 40 million euros for other projects.

She added that global financial crisis and difficult economic conditions in Jordan may delay some infrastructure projects, Xinhua reported quoting Amman-based news portal Khaberni.

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