King stresses importance of private sector in enhancing trust in economy

His Majesty King Abdullah, accompanied by HRH Crown Prince Hussein, on Monday met with private sector representatives to discuss national economic plans, as part of an ongoing series of outreach meetings on the economy.
During the meeting, attended by Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, King Abdullah stressed the important role of the private sector in enhancing trust in and optimism about the economy, especially considering its resilience in overcoming challenges caused by regional conditions, a Royal Court statement said.
His Majesty called for building momentum for economic growth and refocusing efforts towards job creation.
The King noted Jordan’s trade ties with countries in the region and around the world, calling for capitalising on them to improve economic conditions and increase exports while attracting investments, according to the statement.
Royal Hashemite Court Chief Yousef Issawi, Adviser to His Majesty for Communication and Coordination Bisher Al Khasawneh, Adviser to His Majesty for Policies and Media Kamal Al Nasser, and Special Adviser to His Majesty Mohamad Ississ attended the meeting.

Jordan Times 
29 April 2019