13 iunie 2018

Qatar pledges 10,000 jobs, $500 mn in investment for Jordan

al-monitor.com

Qatar pledged Wednesday to create 10,000 jobs for Jordanians on the territory of the energy-rich Gulf state, as well as invest $500 million in the kingdom hit by anti-austerity protests. The announcement came two days after Qatar's rivals Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates made a $2.5-billion pledge to Jordan in conjunction with Kuwait. Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed al-Thani visited Amman on Wednesday, where he met Jordan's King Abdullah II. "Ten thousand jobs will be provided [...]