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Jordan's economic woes pile pressure on new PM

With Jordan still suffering from a deep economic crisis, Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz will have to pay attention to the needs of disgruntled Jordanians while attempting to balance the country's budget.

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    Dissolving governments and appointing new prime ministers, has been Jordan's way of dealing with its economic crisis.

    After protests in June, Omar al-Razzaz became the country's seventh prime minister, in seven years.

    The Harvard-educated economist is seen as a reformer, but he has inherited deep structural problems and needs to deliver to a public impatient for change.

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Amman.


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