Former World Bank Economist Omar al-Razzaz was sworn in as Jordan’s Prime Minister after King Abdullah issued a decree approving the new government.
The 58-year-old, who studied at Harvard University, was tasked with reviewing the country’s disputed tax system. Omar succeeded Hani al-Mulki who resigned following mass protests over price hikes and other government economic policies.
Source- The Reuters
Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018-
- Jordan Capital- Amman, Currency- Jordanian dinar.