Blog: Economy

‘Improved Labour Market Would Help Jordanians Compete With Guest Workers’

AMMAN — Improving working conditions for guest workers and refugees in the local job market has a positive impact for job creation that can benefit Jordanian job seekers and increase their...

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Income-Generating Greenhouses to Be Built in Maan — Agriculture Ministry

 AMMAN — Dozens of greenhouses will be built in Al Jafer District in July to provide residents with income generating ventures, a government official said on Thursday.

The new greenhouses,...

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‘Investments in King Hussein International Airport stand at JD100m’

AMMAN — Total investments in the King Hussein International Airport stand at JD100 million, Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority Chief Commissioner Nasser Shraideh said on Monday. Shraideh told...

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People Need to See a Safe, Effective Transport System in Place — King

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday chaired two meetings to identify progress made in the government›s plans to improve transport in Jordan and achieve goals set for the renewable...

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Empowered ‘Ladies of Umm Al Jimal’ Set Up Entrepreneurial Activities

AMMAN — The women involved in a joint programme initiated by UNESCO in partnership with UN Women recently had the opportunity to showcase their work for guests.

The European Parliament...

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Tenders Floated for Various Projects in Petra

AMMAN — The Petra Development and Tourism Region Authority (PDTRA) recently floated tenders for investment projects in Petra city worth JD100 million, PDTRA President Mohammad Nawafleh said on...

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Japan Provides Jordan with $21.6M Grant for Water Sector

AMMAN — Japan will provide an additional grant of $21,616,344 to Jordan under an agreement signed by the Planning and International Cooperation Ministry and the Japanese government on Monday.  ...

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Royal Air Force Granted License to Generate Solar Energy

AMMAN — The Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission has granted the Royal Air Force a license to generate electricity from solar energy, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on Tuesday. The...

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IMF Praises Jordan’s Progress in Economic Correction

AMMAN — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has praised Jordan’s economic correction measures and the Central Bank of Jordan’s (CBJ) policies geared towards monetary stability.

The...

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His Majesty King Abdullah II Inaugurates Mideast’s First Major International Research Centre

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday inaugurated the Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) international research centre, the first of its...

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