The Ministry of Planning was established as a governmental entity on November 1, 1984, succeeding the National Planning Council and operating under the provisions of Law No. 68 of 1971. In 2003, its name was changed to the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation.
This Ministry holds a central role in shaping the Kingdom's economic policy, formulating long-term national visions, and refining its executive programs through collaborative consultations with all stakeholders, including both public and private sectors, civil society, and development partners.
Moreover, the Ministry endeavors to secure essential financing from donor countries, financial institutions, and international organizations to support priority programs, projects, and initiatives. It also oversees the implementation of economic reforms geared towards fostering sustainable economic growth and enhancing the quality of life for Jordanian citizens and residents, both on national and local levels. Additionally, it facilitates and coordinates funding directed towards civil society organizations, fostering partnerships within the developmental framework.
The Ministry's website serves as a resource hub for researchers and interested parties, providing insights into its vision, mission, and strategic priorities. It offers regular updates on its activities, including international aid and economic indicators, underscoring its commitment to transparency and engagement with stakeholders towards advancing Jordan's future.