EBRD Board on virtual visit to Jordan

June 2, 2021
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On 1 June, representatives of the Board of Directors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) started their virtual visit to Jordan. It will allow shareholder representatives to meet with policymakers, businesses and civil society organisations. The discussions focused on efforts to overcome the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on the Jordanian economy.

The EBRD Board representatives met Jordan’s Minister of Planning and International Cooperation and EBRD Governor, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, the Ministry’s Secretary General and the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Jordan. The delegation also met the Mayor of the Greater Amman Municipality, the Managing Director of the National Electric Power Company(NEPCO) and representatives of civil society organisations and the business community.

In addition, they participated in a roundtable discussion with development partners, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank, KfW Development Bank, the United States Agency for International Development(USAID) and the Canadian governmental department Global Affairs Canada.

Since the start of its operations in Jordan in 2012, the EBRD has provided more than €1.5 billion in financing for 60 projects.

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Countries covered:

  • Jordan