Dead Sea (IINA) � Jordanian Prime Minister Hani Al-Mulki on Sunday met with International Finance Corporation (IFC) CEO Philippe Le Houerou and his accompanying delegation, after participating in the World Economic Forum (WEF) at the Dead Sea.
The meeting discussed cooperation between Jordan and the IFC, which is one of the World Bank Group's institutions, as well as means of enhancing it to serve the interests of both parties.
The prime minister highlighted reforms implemented by Jordan in the economic field, which contributes to addressing economic challenges, increasing self-reliance and strengthen the role of the private sector in the economic development process.
Al-Mulki said the government has begun activating the role of the private sector and partnering with it to implement development projects and government services through leasing finance, which would reduce government expenditure, Petra reported.
He noted that administrative reform and public sector development are government's priorities that will contribute to improving services provided to citizens and facilitate the investment process, as well as enhance productivity, accountability, and combat all forms of corruption.
The IFC official said his institution would continue supporting projects that Jordan is working on, especially with regard to enhancing the participation of the private sector in the development process.
Source: International Islamic News Agency