Security and Political Stability
Decades of political stability and security ranking Jordan as one of the top countries in security worldwide.
Jordan has good relations with all its neighbors. It has maintained continuous stability, moderation and security in a region prone to potential volatility. Jordan is a fourth generation monarchy with consistent and continuous foreign and internal policies, a democratically elected Parliament and a visionary leader dedicated to progressive reforms of political, economical, fiscal, legal and social significance.
The Hashemite vision led Jordan forward. Since the beginning of the 21st century, Jordan’s economy has been flourishing and moving into a productive, innovative and a knowledge based economy. Investor confidence in our economy, political stability, good international relations, and cost-competitiveness have produced a groundswell of investment from around the world. All efforts contributed to a momentum of growth and development. We will continue our prudent monetary policy; and the introduction of further economic, financial and legal reforms; liberalize our economy; and streamline business practices across every sector to attract innovation and capital.
Over 10,000 new businesses started and more than 50 major multinational companies established business operations in Jordan attesting to the increased investor confidence in Jordan.
Jordan has an excellent and well-trained police force and military that are, responsive and able to handle almost any contingency. The Kingdom consistently ranks among the safest and corruption-free locations for business in the world and the Middle East in particular:
The Jordanian Public Security Directorate (PSD) operates a 24-hour emergency switchboard, which can be reached by dialing 191.
According to the Global Competitiveness Report 2010- 2011 issued by the World Economic Forum, Jordan is a safe country by both global and regional standards. Compared to 139 countries. Jordan ranked as follows: