Amman, (Petra)- Minister
of Planning and International Cooperation,
Imad Fakhoury, will
sign tomorrow alongside Enzo Quattrociocche,
Secretary General of the European Bank
for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
an accord to host the 27th annual meetings
of the bank's board of directors, and
the business forum at the Dead Sea, salted
to be held next May.
The bid to host these meetings
aims to further boost the Kingdom's "distinguished"
reform performance in the political and
economic fields and is in light of the
EBRD's expansion of its operations here,
according to a ministry statement put
out on Monday.
The events also eye to promote
Jordan as a lucrative investment destination
due to its strategic location as a regional
hub with its cultural, touristic, and
heritage diversity in a bid to lure foreign
business entrepreneurs and private sector