House speaker calls for setting up strategy to address economic problems

Amman, Speaker of the Lower House of Parliament Atef Tarawneh called for setting up a strategy to address problems facing the economic, investment, agricultural, construction and industrial sectors.

During a meeting with a delegation representing the Jordanian Businessmen Association (JBA) led by its President Hamdi Tabaa, Tarawneh stressed the importance of addressing customs and tax evasion and bloated administration, and accelerating economic growth to deal with economic challenges facing the Kingdom due to the current situation in the region.

The House, he added, is ready to receive any study or proposal on any law or issue discussed by the House in service of the country and its citizens, and hold workshops in cooperation with the private sector, mainly the JBA.

The JBA president highlighted the importance of serving the homeland,adding that the JBA has managed to attract many investments into the Kingdom thanks to the good reputation of our Hashemite leadership as well as the security and stability that prevails in the Kingdom.

Source: Jordan News Agency