China supports the region with $90.6 million

Jordan

Published: 2018-07-10 11:30

Last Updated: 2018-07-10 11:36


Syria, Jordan, Yemen and Palestine will benefit from the Chinese humanitarian funds .
Syria, Jordan, Yemen and Palestine will benefit from the Chinese humanitarian funds .
Roya News Source

President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping, announced that his country intends to provide humanitarian aid to the region during the opening of the eighth China-Arab Cooperation Forum in Beijing on Tuesday.

Jinping pointed out that China plans to provide Syria, Jordan, Yemen and Palestine with funds of around $100 million. With $15 million being allocated to Palestine in order to support the Palestinian Authority’s efforts in boosting their country’s economic interdependence.

The Jordanian-Chinese relations have always been rich as more Chinese investments have been introduced in the Kingdom. In the period between 1999 and 2016, Jordan has received a total of $225 million provided as loans and grants by China.