The Ministry of Energy and the US Agency for International Development launch a project to support the Jordanian energy sector.

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Al-Anbat - Ola Rasheed.

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and the US Agency for International Development in Jordan launched a project to support the Jordanian energy sector, funded by the Agency, worth $40 million, to be implemented over a period of five years.

 The program includes working to achieve financial sustainability for the electricity sector, strengthening the sector's regulatory frameworks, and improving its services related to the oil and gas markets, in addition to dealing with the challenges facing the sector.

The Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Dr. Saleh Al-Kharabsheh stressed the importance of the project in supporting the energy sector in the Kingdom, in a way that contributes to sustainable development efforts and enhances the efficiency of the sector.

Minister Al-Kharabsheh presented the challenges facing the energy sector and the ministry's directions to deal with these challenges, especially raising energy efficiency, improving sector services, enhancing the contribution of renewable energy to electricity generation, in addition to improving the financial sustainability of the sector, praising the support provided by the United States of America to Jordan, especially the energy sector.

 For her part, USAID Mission Director Sherry Carlin affirmed the Agency's commitment to supporting the energy sector in Jordan within the framework of the support provided by her country to support development efforts in Jordan. 

The meeting was attended by Dan Swift, Director of the Office of Economic Development and Energy at the US Embassy in Jordan, Director General of the National Electric Power Company, Eng. Amjad Al-Rawashdeh, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission, Dr. Imad Al-Najdawi, and Assistant for Energy Affairs, Engineer Hassan Al-Hiyari, and a number of officials from the agency and the ministry, in addition to the work team. 
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