Qatar pledges 10,000 jobs, $500 million aid for Jordan Jun 14, 2018 0 1941 12345 QNAAmmanQatar has pledged to create 10,000 jobs for Jordanians to help them achieve their aspirations and contribute to their country's economy. Qatar also announced a $500 million investment package targeting Jordan's infrastructure and tourism projects.In a statement on Wednesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the move comes in the light of the difficult economic situation in Jordan. "Qatar is focusing its support on projects of a sustainable nature to create a foundation on which the Jordanian economy has been based for years, and focuses on supporting young people who are the hope of the future and the driving force of production, as demonstrated by the experiences of a number of emerging economies," the statement said.Qatar, the statement said, intends to create employment opportunities for Jordanian youth and implement projects in Jordan through the establishment of an investment fund for infrastructure and tourism projects and create a movement for investment and investment opportunities both directly and indirectly.The statement stressed Qatar's strong historical and fraternal relations with Jordan and its well-established principles and genuine Arab values.The statement reiterated Qatar's commitment towards brotherly Arab countries and their people.The statement praised Jordanian stances on a number of issues, including the Palestinian cause". It expressed Qatar's confidence in the ability of Jordan to overcome the difficult situation it was in, which will only"increase their cohesion and determination to build their homeland." POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Festive fervour grips Qatar Jun 14, 2018 0 1905 US, Mexico and Canada win race to host 2026 World Cup Jun 14, 2018 0 200 'Israel, UAE in close covert ties since 1990s' Jun 14, 2018 0 1295 Fitch upwardly revises QIIB outlook to 'stable' DOHA Fitch Ratings has upgraded Qatar International Islamic Bank's (QIIB) outlook to 'stable' and affirmed its Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'A', which underlines the strength of the .. MEC launches inspection campaign for Eid DOHA The Ministry of Economy and Commerce has launched intensive inspection campaigns before and during Eid Al Fitr. The campaigns target various commercial activities across Qatar including shops selling Eid .. Amir to receive well-wishers on the first day of Eid The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani will receive well-wishers on the occasion of the blessed Eid Al Fitr at Al Wajba Palace on the first day of the Eid, the Amiri Diwan has announced. The Amir will receive the ..