Ministerial Roundtable – Jordan


The ABCC was honoured to host HE Ms Kholoud M Saqqaf, Jordan’s Minister for Investment, for a ministerial roundtable on new investment opportunities in the Kingdom and its latest plans to attract more investors with the aim of strengthen its economy. The roundtable meeting was held in cooperation with the Ministry of Investment – Jordan and the Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in London.

The Minister delivered a comprehensive survey of the key investment opportunities in priority sectors and tangible projects that have been identified as offering the most attractive investment options to a gathering of business executives, investors and consultants. The discussion chaired by Rt Hon Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, ABCC Chairman, took place with the participation of Mr Bandar Reda, ABCC Secretary General & CEO and Mr Abdeslam El-idrissi, ABCC Deputy CEO & Secretary General.

The Minister was joined by H E Mr Manar Dabbas, the Ambassador of Jordan to the UK, and a team of officials from her ministry and the embassy. H E Ms Saqqaf highlighted the numerous attractions of the Kingdom such as its stability, strategic location, transparent legal environment and various incentives.