The World Bank recently announced that Jordan’s economy is projected to grow by 2.1 percent; however, the country must still address certain economic challenges, including attracting more investment to spur job creation and reduce the rate of unemployment, especially among youth and women.
To offer insights into these key economic issues, Finance Minister H.E. Mohamad Al-Ississ will offer perspectives into the government’s plan in approaching the challenges facing Jordan’s economy and discuss the potential areas of growth within their finance sector.
Register below, and you will receive information on how to join the event virtually. You may also watch it at the above YouTube link.
Keynote remarks by
H.E. Mohamad Al-Ississ
Minister of Finance
Q&A moderated by
Director, empowerME Initiative
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