Jordanian PM rejects demands to scrap tax law after protests

Police officers secure the office of Jordan's prime minister during a protest in Amman, Jordan, June 2, 2018. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan’s prime minister refused to scrap an IMF-backed tax reform bill on Saturday that has sparked the largest protests in over five years against steep price hikes, saying it was up to parliament to decide its fate. Several thousand demonstrators staged protests near the cabinet office for the third consecutive night over […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories