AMMAN — Canada is offering CAD145 million in sovereign loans to Jordan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada Harjit S. Sajjan announced on Wednesday during an interview with The Jordan Times.
“We are offering CAD120 million in sovereign loans for education,” he added.
He added that education and vocational training is Jordan’s vision. “We want to support Jordan’s vision and help Jordan better implement their vision,” he said.
He highlighted the need to match education with the labour market’s needs.
“There’s such an educated talent in Jordan,” he added.
He said that many of the talented youth in Jordan do not have jobs. Meanwhile, Canada has a labour shortage issue, he added. “We need to connect the dots,” the minister added.
“Another CAD25 million is being offered to support…