Al-Khasawneh directs negotiations with the International Monetary Fund on a new program for economic reform

Ammon – The cabinet, in its session held today, Wednesday, headed by Prime Minister Dr. Bishr Al-Khasawneh, listened to a presentation by the delegation consisting of the Minister of Finance, the Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, and the Governor of the Central Bank. The delegation concluded a successful visit to the United States of America, during which it met with the US Treasury Secretary and the Chairman of the Federal Reserve The US Federal Reserve, officials in the US Congress, and the CEO of the International Monetary Fund.

The Prime Minister stressed the importance of the successes achieved by Jordan, through the completion of the six revisions of the current extended facilitation program with the International Monetary Fund, which strengthened the financial and monetary stability of Jordan and spared it the inflationary pressures that similar neighboring oil-importing economies were subjected to, in addition to the stability and progress of Jordan in the ratings of rating agencies. International credit.

The Prime Minister directed work to continue this constructive cooperation with the International Monetary Fund within the framework of the existing program that was developed by the relevant Jordanian ministries and institutions, which ends in March of next year.

He also directed Al-Khasawneh to negotiate with the International Monetary Fund a new national program for economic reform, supported by the Fund, in a way that contributes to strengthening the strength of the national economy, meeting financing requirements and promoting growth.

On the other hand, the Council of Ministers decided to approve the reasons for the draft administrative organization system for the Government Procurement Department for the year 2023 AD.

The draft system comes for the purposes of re-preparing the organizational structure of the Government Procurement Department on scientific bases, taking into account the tasks of the department contained in the government procurement system, the strategic directions of the department, and the guideline for restructuring departments issued by the Prime Ministry.

The system project also aims to address some of the existing imbalances in the administrative structure, and to restructure the administrative units of the department according to best practices.

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