Jordanian Sources Expects Additional US Aid This Year

Amman, – Jordanian sources expects further financial assistance from the United States this year. The United States has been committed to support Jordan with an annual aid amounting for one billion dollars under a Memorandum of Understanding which bega…

Amman, – Jordanian sources expects further financial assistance from the United States this year.

The United States has been committed to support Jordan with an annual aid amounting for one billion dollars under a Memorandum of Understanding which began in 2015 and ends this year, the sources told Jordanian newspaper (Al-Ghad).

The United States has provided additional aid worth of $273 million in 2015 and an additional $250 million in 2016.

According to the sources, Jordan has recently asked the United State to renew the MoU to get fixed aid over the next five years (2018-2022). The US House of Representatives and the Senate will discuss the proposal. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency