EY Jordan Platinum Sponsor of Sixth ‘Middle East Regional Conference’ of Institute of Management AccountantsSeptember 24, 2018

Promoting digital transformation and innovation in the areas of finance and administration, EY Jordan served as Platinum Sponsor of the Sixth Middle East Regional Conference organized by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). Held at the Grand Hyatt Amman under the theme of ‘Digital Transformation: Are You Future Ready?’ - the conference hosted an illustrious group of financial experts including managers, controllers, analysts, accountants and executives, in addition to decision makers and affluent figures"...

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Continuity of Registration for the Samsung Amman International Marathon September 24, 2018

Run Jordan, has declare the continuous registration for Samsung Amman International Marathon in its 10th edition, which will be held under the slogan 'Run to The Heart of Amman' on Friday, October 12th, 2018.

This stems from the Run Jordan’s dedication in promoting the importance of sports to the local community, highlighting the importance of running on our daily lives, as well as the major role it plays in collaborating with both the"...

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Safadi discusses arrangements for third Union for the Mediterranean forumSeptember 24, 2018

AMMAN — Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Saturday discussed with the secretary general of the Union for the Mediterranean, Nasser Kamel, arrangements for the 3rd regional forum of the union. The forum will be held in Barcelona and co-chaired by the Kingdom and the European Union.

During their meeting on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, Safadi and Kamel underlined the forum's"...

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NGO’s stress importance of funding education in refugee-plagued countries September 24, 2018

AMMAN — Ahead of a UN meeting on refugees, the NGO Theirworld, released a report last Thursday mirroring UNICEF Jordan’s calls to increase funding for educating displaced Syrian children.

On September 7 UNICEF announced that it would be slashing its programmes in Jordan and leaving 45,000 out of the most vulnerable 55,000 Syrian children without support for education, due to an $8.6 million funding gap.


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CBJ launches company to ‘solve funding problem for startups’ September 24, 2018

AMMAN — Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Sunday launched the Innovation Startups and Small and Medium Enterprises Fund (ISSF) with a capital of $98 million to fund and support entrepreneurs in Jordan.

The private joint stock company is owned by the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) and Jordan Loan Guarantee Corporation (JLGC) and aims at supporting 825 projects, 150 of which will be startups through direct and indirect funding and constant technical support,"...

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Solar cells expected to save UJ JD8-JD10 million in electricity expensesSeptember 24, 2018

AMMAN — The University of Jordan (UJ) will implement a solar cells project within the coming weeks expected to save it JD8 to 10 million in annual electricity bill expenses, a university official said on Sunday.

The UJ’s Students’ Union welcomed the project and voiced hope to see the saved money invested in enhancing the university’s infrastructure.


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Steps against cancer: KHCF organises annual charity hikes September 24, 2018

AMMAN — Moving away from the traditional fundraising techniques, the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF) is organising “Steps for Life”, an initiative that gives citizens the opportunity to support the treatment of underprivileged patients at the King Hussein Cancer Centre’s (KHCC) by engaging in an entertaining and healthy hiking experience.

“Steps for Life is a new and unique way to donate, as participants directly"...

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Markazia Toyota signs Memorandum of Understanding with Jordan's Ministry of Environment to launch year-round awareness campaign - jordan - felipeSeptember 24, 2018

Amman - As part of its commitment to protecting and sustaining the local environment, Markazia Toyota signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Environment (MoE) to organize an awareness campaign aimed at preventing waste littering in public spaces and from vehicles. The MoU was inked on Sunday 9 September, 2018, by the Minister of Environment Nayef Fayez and Markazia General Manager Nadim Haddad at the MoE.

The year-round campaign"...

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51% of People in the GCC Love Cricket, a Survey RevealsSeptember 24, 2018

Cricket’s popularity is striking in a demography that has historically been inclined towards football. According to a pan-GCC YouGov survey commissioned by UAE Exchange, more than half (51%) of the people participating in survey from GCC are cricket fans. To understand where cricket stands in terms of popularity, the sport was compared with other popular sports such as Football, Tennis, Formula 1 and Basketball.

Cricket enjoys a massive fan following"...

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CSPD implements electronic registration for a number of certificatesSeptember 23, 2018

Several electronic services have been launched by the Civil Status and Passport Department (CSPD) in cooperation with the ICT Ministry.

The services will include electronic registration for birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra. The ICT Minister, Muthana Gharaibeh said that the ministry rescheduled the electronic services process plan which was originally scheduled for 2020.


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