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Jordan, GCC discuss $5bn US grant

The Jordanian planning minister, Jaafar Hassan has said that a Saudi delegation is scheduled to visit Amman next week for talks on the projects slated for execution in the framework of a development grant of $5bn from the GCC, Kuna has reported. The government is also set to hold a series of negotiations with representatives of other GCC member states such on the investment of the funds, Hassan said. The government decided to channel the funds mainly to the energy, water and infrastructure sectors, he added.