Germany provides 127.9 million Euros in additional aid to Jordan

 15 Nov 2015 - 9:48

Germany provides 127.9 million Euros in additional aid to Jordan
 

Amman: Germany has allocated 127.9 million euros as additional aid in grants, technical assistance and soft loans that target "substantially important sectors for Jordan", the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation said Saturday. 
The assistance addresses the water and sewage disposal, environment, renewable energy, solid waste management, and vocational training and technical education sectors, according to (The Jordan News).
The breakdown of this assistance is as follows: 45 million euros as a soft loan; 30 million euros as grants; and 22.9 million euros as technical assistance, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Imad Fakhoury said.
Thirty million euros is also allocated as additional grants to support Syrian refugees, the ministry said.
Fakhoury underlined the importance of Jordan's strategic partnership with Germany that serves the interests of both countries, thanking Berlin for its support.

QNA