Amman, (Petra) -- Minister
of Planning and International Cooperation,
Imad Fakhoury, on Sunday, held a meeting
to discuss the 2018-2022 Plan to Stimulate
Economy Growth, a ministry
The plan aims to resume
the momentum the economic growth and benefitting
from Jordan's promising development potentials.
It includes four main pillars,
including monetary and financial policies,
competitiveness and investment, ICT, public
sector, development fields, the infrastructure
such as water, energy, and transport,
and the social development, which includes
the education sector, human resources
development, healthcare and labour.
During a meeting with ministries'
secretary generals and relevant senior
government officials, Fakhoury said that
the government is finalizing the action
programs, related to all fields targeted
by the plan including financial, investment
and monetary policies, the judicial side,
ICT, developing the public sector, water,
sewage system, energy, mineral resources,
transport, external trade, macro, small
and medium-sized enterprises, tourism,
agriculture, education, human resources
development and healthcare.
The minister expected the
program to be accomplished towards the
end of this month and to be referred to
the cabinet, where the Government's Performance
Unit will issue periodical reports on
The plan includes 95 measures
related to the governmental reforms and
85 government projects at a total cost
of JD6.9 billion.
The program also highlights
27 investment opportunities for the private
sector at a total cost of JD9.5 billion
in the sectors of energy, water, transport,
ICT, tourism and others to achieve growth
of 5 per cent over the next five years.