Jordan and Germany on Tuesday signed an assistance agreement worth 462 million euros (530 million U.S. dollars) to support development projects in Jordan.
The agreement consists of soft loans, technical assistance and grants, Jordanian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Mary Kawar said in a statement.
The assistance seeks to support projects in fields of water, education and other key sectors, she said.
Voicing appreciation for Germany, the minister said the assistance will also support Syrian refugees and host communities.
She added that Germany is one of the main supporters for Jordan in various sectors.
The minister highlighted Jordan's development plans and efforts to overcome challenges it is going through.
At the signing ceremony, German officials voiced support for Jordan and pledged continue support to the country.
Source: National News Agency