Jordan to create post-coronavirus advisory council

With Secret Ink - Amman

Jordan is creating an advisory council composed of economists, senior public officials and private sector representatives that would counsel government on policies that could be undertaken post-coronavirus pandemic.

The council will be headed by Prime Minister Omar Al-Razzaz with several ministers, private-sector partners and economists as members.

The council will offer opinions and advice on all matters presented by the prime minister related to the economy, including counsel on developing a comprehensive vision for the recovery of the national economy in the medium and long terms, state news agency Petra reported.

The council consider macro- and the micro-economic measures in addition to sectoral and supporting policies in relation to the coronavirus crisis that hit local and global economies, the report added.

It will also refer recommendations to the Council of Ministers to take proper decisions in a way that can enrich the executive decision-making process, Petra reported.

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