Work under way to connect Jordanian-Iraqi power grids June 24, 2019

AMMAN — Work is under way to interconnect the electric power grids of Jordan and Iraq, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Hala Zawati said on Sunday.

During a meeting with the Senate’s joint Financial and Economic Committee, and its Energy and Minerals Committee, Zawati said that providing Iraq with electricity will contribute to alleviating energy overcapacity, according to the Jordan News Agency Petra.

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Euromoney conference set for July 2 June 24, 2019

AMMAN — Euromoney has announced its sixth annual conference in Jordan on July 2 under the theme: “Stability, Innovation and Transformation — Jordan’s Economic Challenge”.

This year’s agenda will explore how Jordan can reach its full economic potential and how the Kingdom can work to achieve macroeconomic stability, a Euromoney statement said

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Razzaz, WB executive director discuss supporting Jordan's development efforts June 24, 2019

Amman, June 23 (Petra) - Prime Minister, Dr. Omar Razzaz, on Sunday received Mirza Hassan, executive director and dean of the board of executive directors at World Bank Group, in the presence of the Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Minister of State for Economic Affairs Dr. Mohammed Al-Ississ.

The premier stressed keenness to strengthen the partnership and cooperation with the World Bank Group to support the development efforts in the Kingdom.

He reviewed a number of major projects"...

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Arab Ministerial Tourism Council kicks off 24th session June 24, 2019

Cairo, June 23 (Petra) - The Executive Office of Arab Ministerial Tourism Council (AMTC) has begun its 24th session, here on Sunday, under the chairmanship of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH).

During its deliberations, the executive office discussed revising the draft Arab strategy for tourism, submitted by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism, which was approved by the Arab Summit in Baghdad in 2012.

In a press statement, the Arab League's tourism department chief, Dina"...

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Measures taken to speed up reducing drug prices, says JFDA director

Amman, June 22 (Petra)-Director General of the Jordan Food and Drug Administration (JFDA), Dr. Hayel Obeidat, said the reduction of medications prices speedily is a step in favor of the citizen, adding the drug institution will not hesitate to apply the law against violators.

Speaking at a symposium hosted by 'Petra,' Obeidat said the JFDA acts as a monitoring body and protects drug test data when submitting registration to preserve the information confidentiality, as an effort for the companies' owners....

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Arab Ministerial Tourism Council kicks off 24th session
June 24, 2019

Cairo, June 23 (Petra) - The Executive Office of Arab Ministerial Tourism Council (AMTC) has begun its 24th session, here on Sunday, under the chairmanship of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH).
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JLGC, Etihad Credit Insurance sign MoU to boost trade
June 24, 2019

Amman, June 23 (Petra) - The Jordan Loan Guarantee Corporation (JLGC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI), the UAE Federal Credit Insurance Company, to explore, develop and strengthen the"...

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PM, World Bank official review mega projects
June 24, 2019

AMMAN — Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Sunday received Merza Hasan, executive director and dean of the board of executive directors at the World Bank Group (WBG).

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