Amman, Prime Minister Omar Razzaz met Tuesday with Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, the UN Secretary General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development.
Razzaz discussed with Queen Maxima the national strategy applied by Jordan in the field of financial inclusion for the years 2018-2020, and the Central Bank's role in adopting it, in a manner that enables citizens to access financial services easily.
The prime minister reviewed measures taken by the government and the Central Bank of Jordan to enhance the process of financial inclusion and digitization of financial and payment systems.
The premier pointed out to plans and programs implemented by Jordan to increase economic growth, dealing with debt and job creation, as well as measures aimed at facilitating access to finance for small and medium enterprises.
Queen Maxima stressed the importance of such meetings with Jordanian officials and representatives of the private sector in order to achieve comprehensive development by providing financial services to all the population, including the poor, and provide economic opportunities for all.
She confirmed her team's readiness to assist the government, provide expertise and technical support in the field of e-finance services, and ways to support the national strategy for financial inclusion.
Source: Jordan News Agency