Authorities bust JD1.46m worth of forged medical exemptions February 20, 2019

AMMAN — The Prime Ministry, on Tuesday, referred 667 cases of forged medical exemptions to the Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission (IACC).

The counterfeit exemptions were discovered in April 2018 at the King Abdullah University Hospital by the Prime Ministry’s bureau, the statement carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, said.

An official at the IACC said"...

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Civil Service Bureau chief engages citizens directly at public service office February 20, 2019

AMMAN — President of the Civil Service Bureau Nedal Batayneh on Tuesday started a series of direct meetings with the public in the bureau’s service office, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Batayneh allocated Tuesdays to meet with citizens, hear their complaints and direct them to the relevant authorities, noting that such a step is an official’s fundamental duty.

He"...

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WB delegation visits Mafraq February 20, 2019

AMMAN — A World Bank (WB) delegation on Tuesday visited the Greater Mafraq Municipality as part of a tour organised by the Innovative Start-ups Fund for Municipalities project, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

The programme focuses on Jordanian governorates and municipalities affected by the influx of Syrian refugees, according to Petra. It is implemented by the Municipal Affairs Ministry through the Cities and Villages Development Bank,"...

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Mount Nebo, Baptism Site see highest inbound tourism growth rates in 2018 February 20, 2019

AMMAN — Tourism revenues in January went up by 9.1 per cent to JD458 million, compared with JD420 million in the same month last year, the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) announced on Tuesday.

In a statement carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, the CBJ attributed the revenue increase to a 4.8 per cent rise in inbound tourism, compared with January, 2018.

Total tourism"...

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Real estate trade volume drops by 24 per cent in January

Amman, Feb.6 (Petra) -- Trading volume in the Kingdom’s real estate market fell to JD345 million in January 2019, dropping by 24 per cent from JD453 million in the same period last year.

The monthly report on the real estate in the Kingdom, issued by the Department of Land and Survey (DLS) on Wednesday, showed that Northern Amman Registration Office ranked first in the sector, with a trade volume of JD 65 million, followed by Central Amman Registration Office with JD 50 million, Southern Amman Office with"...

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Mount Nebo, Baptism Site see highest inbound tourism growth rates in 2018
February 20, 2019

AMMAN — Tourism revenues in January went up by 9.1 per cent to JD458 million, compared with JD420 million in the same month last year, the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) announced on Tuesday.

In"...

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''London Initiative 2019'' hoped to mark watershed in Jordan's economic drive: Minister
February 20, 2019

Amman, Feb. 19 (Petra) -- State Minister for Media Affairs Jumana Ghuneimat on Tuesday said a forthcoming London conference on supporting Jordan's economy is hoped to mark a watershed in Jordan's economic drive and help the"...

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JEBA organizes Jordanian-German business forum
February 20, 2019

Amman, Feb. 19 (Petra) -- The Jordan Europe Business Association (JEBA) in cooperation with Amman Chamber of Industry (ACI) and the Ministry of Economics Affairs in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate organized the Jordanian-German"...

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