Workshop on Whistleblowers and Witness Protection

Amman — To enhance whistleblower and witness protection, the Jordan Transparency Center (JTC) held a workshop on Thursday, December 8, at the Hassan Cultural Center in Marj area in the southern governorate of Karak. The efforts are part of a project implemented in cooperation with the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). The workshop focused … Continue reading Workshop on Whistleblowers and Witness Protection

Minister Fayez Attends WTO Workshop

Amman — Representatives of the private sector and ministry employees participated in a project training program, minister of tourism Nayef Fayez said on Wednesday while speaking during the workshop organised by the World Tourism Organization (WTO) on the Center Stage Project. The project, financed by the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the United … Continue reading Minister Fayez Attends WTO Workshop

National Team Returns from IFBB World Championship

Amman — The Bodybuilding National Team of Jordan returned to Amman Tuesday, November 8th, after taking part in the World’s Championships held in Spain and organized by the International Federation of Bodybuilding (IFBB). IFBB Elitepro Mohammad Albdawi After last year’s competition, the Jordan Federation of Fitness and Bodybuilding (JFBB) posted on their official Facebook page: … Continue reading National Team Returns from IFBB World Championship

Soldier Dead and 3 Wounded while Engaging Smugglers

Amman — A Border Guard captain, Muhammad Khodayrat, lost his life, and three soldiers were wounded while confronting smugglers on the northeastern borders this morning. In a statement, the Jordan Armed Forces – Arab Army said smugglers opened fire on a Border Guard patrol on the northeastern borders, and soldiers returned fire, compelling the smugglers … Continue reading Soldier Dead and 3 Wounded while Engaging Smugglers

Strategic Partnership with Microsoft

by: Maher Ghordlo Amman — Tech giants Microsoft announced a strategic partnership with the General Network-IoT (GNIoT) to expedite Jordan's digital transformation goal utilizing “IoT technologies.” In Microsoft statement, GNIoT was recently awarded the class communications license by the Jordanian Telecommunications Regulatory Commission, allowing it to provide services to both public and the government. Maher … Continue reading Strategic Partnership with Microsoft

British Council Announces Finalists

by: Haya Ashour Amman — The British Council (BC) in Amman announced Monday the 11 finalists for the Study UK Alumni Awards 2021-22 in Jordan, selected from more than 1,500 international applicants, with the four winners to be announced at a ceremony on January the 30th. In a press release, BC said the nominees were … Continue reading British Council Announces Finalists

Jordan and Russia Sign Cooperative Protocol

by: Haya Ashour Amman — On behalf of his country, the Russian ambassador to Jordan, Gleb Desyatnikov, signed a cooperation protocol between Jordan and Russia. Jordan was represented by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply, Yousef Shamali. Jordan and Russia previously signed another protocol in the cultural, scientific, and educational domains. Russian imports to … Continue reading Jordan and Russia Sign Cooperative Protocol

Jordan Consoles Malaysia over Flood Victims

by: Maher Ghordlo Amman — Jordan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates conveyed genuine consolations to the gracious people and government of Malaysia. The Asian country was devastated by floods affecting several districts. The floods claimed tens of lives, leaving many wounded and forced thousands to evict their homes. The ministry's official spokesman, Haitham Abu … Continue reading Jordan Consoles Malaysia over Flood Victims

Saudi Arabia and Jordan Discuss Agricultural Exports

by: Haya Ashour contribution by: Sayed Farah Amman — A delegation from the Saudi Ministry of Agriculture met with Kaled Hneifat Jordan’s Minister of Agriculture to examine expanding crop exchange between the two neighboring countries. Ahmed bin Saleh Khomshi headed the Saudi delegation. In a meeting. Minister Hneifat emphasized the healthy Jordanian-Saudi relations and the … Continue reading Saudi Arabia and Jordan Discuss Agricultural Exports

Internal Revenue Up $1.63 Billion

Amman — The Ministry of Finance announced that internal revenues increased by $1.63 billion, around 18.7% in the first ten months of 2021, with a JOD380.9 million increase in tax collection. The ministry added that the post-foreign aid allotment deficit declined by JOD255.1 million. Non-tax revenue also marked a significant rise compared with the same … Continue reading Internal Revenue Up $1.63 Billion