WORLD Jordan PM submits resignation after protests


Jordan PM submits resignation after protests

By Qu Xiangyu | People's Daily app

19:54, June 04, 2018


File photo: Jordan's Prime Minister Hani Mulki speaks to the media after the swearing-in ceremony for the new cabinet at the Royal Palace in Amman, Jordan, June 1, 2016. /Muhammad Hamed (Photo: VCG)

Cairo (People's Daily)- Jordanian Prime Minister Hani Mulki resigned on Monday after days of unprecedented angry protests against the country's economic policies.

Demonstrations have rocked the capital Amman and several other cities since Wednesday after the government adopted a draft income tax law and announced new price hikes based on recommendations by the International Monetary Fund.

(Saeid Medhat contributed to the story)

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