Nov. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Saudi Arabia approved $487 million in grants to Jordan for project finance, Petra reported, citing Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour.
Saudi Arabia will approve an additional $300 million for Jordan by year end and deposit $250 million with Jordan’s central bank to finance projects under next year’s budget, the state-owned news agency said.
The grants are part of $1.25 billion in assistance Saudia Arabia pledged to Jordan over the next five years, Petra said.
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