Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 02

Jordan Commercial Bank sponsored “Public-Private Partnerships as Part of Government Action Plan Initiatives,” held under the patronage of Prime Minister Omar Razzaz and organized by the Jordan Strategy Forum at Grand Hyatt Amman on 10/2/2019.

CEO Mr. Caesar Qulajen represented the bank, as did several administration department representatives; also present were representatives from ministries, government bodies, chambers of industry and trade, sectoral associations and the private sector from various sectors, plus donors.

The event included a number of high-priority projects and plans the government will be working on in the upcoming period in partnership with the private sector, distributed among four main productive areas that will stimulate economic growth. These are energy and water, commodity and service exports, tourism and therapeutic tourism, and investment and entrepreneurship.

The opening session was followed by a series of talks on the four fronts; Dr. Omar Razzaz and the ministers concerned participated in talks on these projects, initiatives, and the opportunities available for partnership between the public and private sectors. They listened to the viewpoint of the private sector and stakeholders from industry and trade chambers and civil society organizations on key challenges and ways to surmount these, and whether there are any additional proposals to ensure these projects and initiatives area implemented to stimulate investment and improve the lives of citizens in the near future.