Jordan set to receive 'unprecedented' investments from Gulf — Wir May 5, 2016

Investors from Gulf countries have offered to inject "unprecedented" large investments in Jordan, according to Jordan Investment Commission (JIC) President Thabet Al Wir.


Wir was quoted by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, as saying on Wednesday that the commission received offers by Gulf investors, particularly from Saudi Arabia, to bring in "interesting and unprecedented""......

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Through early intervention project, educators explore innovative ways of teaching May 5, 2016

An early educational intervention programme is changing teachers, students and parents’ attitudes towards learning.


“I can now engage more with my students and deliver the lesson in fun and insightful ways,” said Ilham Ayasrah, a first-grade teacher who is receiving training under the Early Grade Reading and Mathematics Initiative (RAMP).

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Gov’t drafts fund law to govern investments in mega projects May 5, 2016

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the draft investment fund law for 2016 and referred it to the Lower House, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.


Under the bill, an investment fund will be established to provide funding resources for large-scale infrastructure and development projects that benefit national economy.

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Jordanians negotiating to buy Brazilian products May 5, 2016

Jordanian executives participating in the São Paulo Supermarkets Association Fair (Apas Fair) paid a visit to the offices of the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in São Paulo this Tuesday (3rd) and discussed the kind of business they intend to do in Brazil. Eight Jordanian enterprises are represented at the fair, and most of them intend to import Brazilian foodstuffs.

Sameer Al-Amouri, the owner of Khader Al-Amouri & Sons Co., explained that his company imports coffee and spices and then re-exports the goods to other countries. “We buy coffee from Brazil, 70% of the...

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Jordan International Energy Summit to highlight challenges and solutions

The Jordanian Prime Minister, Dr. Abdullah Ensour, will open the second Jordan International Energy Summit (JIES), taking place on 16-17 May 2016 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Amman, Jordan.


The Prime Minister is set to lead the conference programme, which will combine insights into the role that Jordan"...

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Jordanians negotiating to buy Brazilian products
May 5, 2016

Jordanian executives participating in the São Paulo Supermarkets Association Fair (Apas Fair) paid a visit to the offices of the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in São Paulo this Tuesday (3rd) and discussed the kind of business they intend to do in Brazil. Eight Jordanian enterprises...

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KAFD launches platform to connect job seekers to employers
May 5, 2016

His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday attended the King Abdullah II Fund for Development (KAFD) annual ceremony, which witnessed the launch of a series of initiatives seeking to empower the Jordanian youth, boost their engagement in local communities and enhance their employability.

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Internal medicine conference opens
May 5, 2016

The 13th international conference of the Jordan Medical Association's internal medicine experts society opened on Tuesday, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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