Blog: Economy

E-Government To Be Realised By 2020

AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulki on Saturday said that the government’s Economic Growth Plan (EGP) aims to automate procedures to reach an e-government by 2020, the Jordan News Agency, Petra,...

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Zaatari Refugee Camp Job Fair Offers 1,600 Job Opportunities

ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP — Around 1,000 Syrian refugees on Wednesday convened to the Zaatari Office for Employment (ZOE) to attend the unprecedented job fair organised by the International Labour...

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Foreign Reserves Reach $13billion End Of July

 AMMAN -- The Central Bank of Jordan's (CBJ) foreign reserves stood at $12.982 billion at the end of July this year sufficient to cover the Kingdom's imports of commodities and services for 7.3...

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UNDP-National Microfinance Bank Partnership Reaches Vulnerable Host Communities

Amman, Sept.27 (Petra) --The United Nations Programme (UNDP) in Jordan, in partnership with the National Microfinance Bank and in cooperation with Umniah, started implementing a new electronic...

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2nd Gulf-Jordanian Economic Forum Begins In Amman

AMMAN — Deputising for His Majesty King Abdullah, Minister of State for Investment Affairs Muhannad Shehadeh on Thursday inaugurated the 2nd Gulf-Jordanian Economic Forum in Amman.


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World Bank, Greater Amman Municipality Launch Expenditure Assessment Programme

AMMAN — The World Bank, in cooperation with the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) , on Wednesday launched the Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) assessment programme, in the...

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PM Discusses Economic Reform With Industrial Sector Representatives

AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulki on Tuesday met with Tan Sri Yeoh Tiong, executive chairman of YTL Corporation Berhad, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

The group is a member of the...

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PM Inaugurates JD7m Water Projects In Badia

AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulki on Monday inaugurated several water projects in the badia expected to serve more than 45,000 citizens at a cost of JD7 million, the Jordan News Agency, Petra,...

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Fakhoury, Donors Assess Progress In Jordan Compact Ahead Of New York Meeting

AMMAN — Planning and International Cooperation Minister Imad Fakhoury on Wednesday chaired a meeting with representatives of donor countries and organisations.


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Renewable Energy Production ‘To Be Increased Five-Fold By 2020’

AMMAN — Jordan currently produces around 500 megawatts of electricity from solar and wind energy projects, and the volume is expected to increase by around five times by 2020, according to Abdel...

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