New centre to offer air ambulance services in Jordan, neighbouring countriesJanuary 20, 2015

Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour on Monday chaired the first meeting of the Air Ambulance Centre’s board of directors.

The centre was established following directives by His Majesty King Abdullah to provide air ambulance services in the Kingdom.

His Majesty has donated two helicopters to be utilised by the centre and will cover their maintenance expenses for two years.


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Less than half of Jordanians express confidence in country’s economic performance — pollJanuary 20, 2015

Less than 50 per cent of Jordanians said they had confidence in the performance of the country’s economy in 2014, according to results of an opinion poll released Monday.

Conducted by Phenix Centre for Economic and Informatics Studies, the poll covered a sample of 1,200 Jordanians from across the country and showed that only 46.88 per cent of respondents believe that the Kingdom’s economy will improve.


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‘Ministry eyes expansion in public health insurance coverage’January 20, 2015

The Health Ministry adopted several measures in 2014 that contributed to the development of the health sector and improved services provided to the public, a report said on Monday.

The report, released by Basel Tarawneh, the government coordinator on human rights, said these measures are in line with government efforts towards a better human rights approach.

“The measures adopted"......

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Nebras Power signs finance pact for solar power project in JordanJanuary 20, 2015

Nebras Power, with its partners Diamond Generating Europe and Kawar Group , have signed a finance agreement for Shams Ma'an Solar Power Plant Project in Jordan.

Nebras is a Qatari joint stock company in which Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC) owns 60 percent, Qatar Holding LLC owns 20 percent and Qatar Petroleum International Ltd has 20 percent stake.

The finance agreement for Shams Ma'an solar"...

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Head of parliamentary committee meets Dutch ambassadorJanuary 20, 2015

Chairman of Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee, MP Bassam Manasir, on Monday discussed ties with the Dutch Ambassador to Jordan, Paul van den IJssel.

Manasir pointed out that Jordan stands against extremism, indicating that the publication of cartoons insulting Prophet Mohamed (Peace be Upon Him) can lead to terrorism and extremism.

He stressed that no interest is served by publishing such drawings except to make financial"...

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Jupiter Systems Demonstrates Canvas 2.2, the New Version of Its Award-Winning Collaborative Visualization Suite at Intersec Dubai 2015January 20, 2015

See Canvas 2.2 at Intersec Dubai in Winsted Booth #SI-D26

Intersec Dubai 2015

Jupiter Systems, the world’s leading supplier of collaborative visualization solutions for global enterprises and public agencies today introduced Canvas 2.2, an updated version of its collaborative visualization solution, to the Middle East at Intersec Dubai 2015. Canvas 2.2 was developed to more efficiently deliver shared video, data, and other mission-critical information to control centers and remote teams via video walls, PCs,"......

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AGCO Africa Summit Calls for Strong Partnerships to Accelerate the Growth in Sustainable Agricultural Transformation in AfricaJanuary 20, 2015

AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, today held its fourth annual AGCO Africa Summit in Berlin, Germany. The Summit is a joint initiative of AGCO, Bayer CropScience, DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft and Rabobank.

This year’s Summit focused on how we can"...

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Al Gore Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at Zayed Future Energy Prize 2015January 20, 2015

Former US Vice President Al Gore has received the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Zayed Future Energy Prize. Gore was recognised for his unwavering personal and political commitment to raise international awareness about the dangers of climate change, while reinforcing optimism that the global community can and will successfully tackle the challenge.

Gore received"...

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Mohammad bin Rashed, Mohammad bin Zayed and Egypt’s President Sisi Award Zayed Future Energy Prize 2015 WinnersJanuary 20, 2015

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashed al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai, His Excellency Abdulfattah El Sisi, President of the Republic of Egypt and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Awarded the 7th Zayed Future Energy Prize winners at an awards ceremony today during the opening of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.


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Community Police Kick Off Family Safety Forum TomorrowJanuary 20, 2015

Under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the events of the third edition of the Family Security and Safety Forum will commence tomorrow. The three-day forum organized by the Community Police Department in cooperation and coordination with the Peripheral Regions Directorate, will take place at the Heritage Village at the Emirates Park Zoo in Abu Dhabi.


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