Two million US-dollars Granted from India to Jordan for the Syrians Hosting

Eldorar Alshamia Editor | 28 December, 2016

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Jordan and India signed on Wednesday a bilateral agreement under which New Delhi provided a grant of two million dollars, to provide the necessary humanitarian assistance with priority to the hosting communities and Syrian refugees.

The Minister of Planning and International Cooperation of Jordan Imad Fakhoury: "This support will be directed according to needs and priorities contained within the Jordanian response to the Syrian crisis plan in consultation with the Indian side over the next few weeks."

"Fakhouri" added: This support comes in light of friendship with India and its government understanding towards Jordan, and in line with the London Conference outputs of which included the provision of support for the Jordanian plan responds to the Syrian crisis to enable host countries for refugees from continuing humanitarian role and provide the necessary and essential services for Syrian refugees and the hosting communities.

The minister praised the role of the international community to contribute to Jordan's support and funding for the Jordanian response plan to the Syrian crisis, pointing to override the size of financing for the plan during the year 2016 represented 49% of total needs, according to the Jordan News Agency "Petra".