Despite begging from EU Budget Commissioner Johannes Hahn, who wants to increase the budget to 66 billion euros, Brussels has continued to hand out the money. The European Union is supporting the Kingdom of Jordan with financial assistance and loans totaling 902 million euros. The amount has been divided into a 402 million euro (non-repayable) grant and a 500 million euro loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB), the Brussels authority announced on Tuesday. Jordan’s King Abdullah II is currently on a visit to the Belgian capital.
According to a Commission spokesperson, the financial assistance has been planned for some time, but is of “extreme importance” given the current situation in the Middle East. Some of the funds will also benefit refugees in Jordan. In addition, water supply is to be improved and training programs for youth are to be financed.
EU Commission President Ursula von Layne gave thanks to the king of Jordan, “An important stabilization role in Area” game. The discussion would have focused on recent developments Region (war between Israel and Hamas) and its importance Conflict does not have a negative impact on the environment.