Education minister visits schools in Jerash April 21, 2019

Amman, April.20 (Petra) - Minister of Education, Walid Maani, paid a surprise visit on Thursday, to number of schools in Jerash governorate, north of Amman.

During the visit, Maani checked on the educational process in the Al-Mastaba Secondary School for Girls, Assad bin Furat School for Boys and Al-Haddadah Elementary Mixed School, according to a ministry statement.

Maani underlined the Ministry's keenness to provide the appropriate educational environment to enable teachers to perform their mission"...

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QTRA, deans of public universities’ education faculties discuss expanding diploma programme April 21, 2019

AMMAN — A delegation of education faculty deans from all Jordanian public universities on Saturday visited the Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QTRA) campus.

The QTRA invited them to visit as part of its stakeholder outreach initiative, to strengthen inter-sectoral ties and cooperation within the education development sector, according to a QTRA statement.

The statement sent"...

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Qatar Fund for Development official visits Zaatari camp April 21, 2019

Mafraq, April.20 () -- Deputy Chairman of the Qatar Fund for Development, Mesfer Hamad Al-Hajri and the accompanying delegation, visited the Al-Zaatari camp, the northern governorate of Mafraq, on Saturday and checked on services provided to Syrian refugees and Qatari projects in the camp for study and evaluation.

Al-Hajri told Petra that he appreciates Jordan's efforts in providing services and care at various levels and sectors to Syrian refugees.

He also commended the government's rapid"...

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EU conducts training course in Jordan April 21, 2019

Amman, April.20 (Petra) -- The European Union (EU) conducted a training course, in Jordan as part of the implementation of the technical support project for Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) with the aim of supporting the management of government achievement.

The 12-day course, in which representatives of ministries participated in, deals with the management of government achievement in support of the government's efforts to achieve its priorities for the years 2019-2020.

The course, which was"...

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7 thousand European tourists arrive in Aqaba

Aqaba, April 10 (Petra)- Three cruise ships carrying 7,000 tourists from European countries docked the Aqaba port on Wednesday to visit the Golden Triangle 'Aqaba - Petra - Wadi Rum'.

Commissioner for Investment and Tourism at the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA), Sharhabil Madi, said the port city is awaiting for the arrival of about 50 cruise ships during the current tourist season carrying about 96,000 European tourists.

Madi added: Aqaba is witnessing an increase in the number"...