Social security fund’s assets reach JD9.3b in 2017 March 4, 2018

Social Security Investment Fund’s (SSIF) total assets reached around JD9.274 billion at the end of last year, compared with around JD8.3 billion in 2016, with an increase of JD984.1 million, representing an increase of 11.4 per cent.

In an SSIF statement e-mailed to The Jordan times, SSIF Executive Chairperson Suhair Al-Ali noted that the comprehensive income edged up last year, ‎registering JD343.5 million at the end of the year, compared"...

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UAE continues support for Syrian refugees in Jordan March 4, 2018

A delegation of the Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan Humanitarian & Scientific Foundation, has visited the UAE-Jordanian camp in Murayjib Al Fuhood area, east of the Zarqa Governorate in Jordan.

The delegation, led by Sheikh Mohamed bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Secretary-General of Foundation, and Sheikh Khalifa bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, was welcomed by Mubarak Al Khaili, the Camp director, who briefed them on the missions carried by the"...

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Jordan lures foreign investors with citizenship offer March 4, 2018

About two dozen applications from foreign investors have been submitted to a Jordanian programme that would grant them citizenship or permanent residency. The move won raves from investors but received objections from members of parliament who want Israeli investors excluded.

During a February 19 news conference, Jordanian State Minister for Media Affairs and Government spokesman Mohammad al-Momani announced the programme, which allows several ways"...

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Jordan skate park puts smile on faces of refugee children March 4, 2018

Hair flying in the wind Manar, Amniya and Farida hurtle down the slopes of “7Hills Skate Park” in the Jordanian capital Amman where refugee children come to play.
The 650-square-meter (almost 7,000-foot) concrete space was built in December 2014 by skateboard enthusiasts from around the world.
The money was raised during a fundraising campaign by a German NGO and a local association that offers free classes for the children of refugees from countries such as Syria, Iraq or Sudan.
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AURAK Enters MOU with Al Nuaimi GroupMarch 4, 2018

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Al Nuaimi Group LLC to augment research, help students prepare for competition, and improve job opportunities for students.

Al Nuaimi Group LLC is a Ras Al Khaimah local contractor and construction management company specializing in road and infrastructure development, supplying mixed concrete, architectural"...

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THELEVELe, Fashion & Beauty E-Commerce Site Goes Live In GCC March 4, 2018

Fad International Ltd. Co. has announced that it has officially launched, fashion and beauty online retailer.

Introducing the most customer-centric online mall in Saudi Arabia and GCC countries, THELEVELe offers smooth and enjoyable shopping experiences with a diverse brand mix, fantastic deals and bespoke service. In addition"...

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Muslim World League Distributes Food baskets to Syrian refugees in Jordan March 3, 2018

Muslim World League (MWL) represented by the International Islamic Relief Organization (IIRO) has distributed a whole slew of various Aid and relief materials to Syrian refugees in Jordan through the 10 relief centers located in various Jordanian governorates and Syrian camps.
The campaign comes upon directives of the Secretary-General of Muslim World League Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, who is also the Chairman of IIRO's Board of the of directors Sheikh Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa.



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Kazakhstan and Jordan developing bilateral military cooperation March 3, 2018

Kazakhstan and Jordan are developing bilateral military cooperation, reports the Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan.
'Kazakhstan and Jordan are going to enhance bilateral military cooperation,' reads the message.
Kazakhstani delegation chaired by Beiut Atamkulov, Minister of Defense and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan paid a working visit to Jordan where they met political and military officials.
The parties discussed military-technical cooperation and interaction in development"...

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Increasing digital Arabic content key for Jordan-India investment ـــــ ministerMarch 3, 2018

Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Majd Shweikeh, has said that boosting online Arabic is key for Jordan's investment to foster cooperation with Indian corporations as around 3% of the total global online content is in Arabic.

In remarks the minister made while taking part in the Jordanian-Indian business forum, which was convened in New Delhi Wednesday, she underlined the south Asian nation's interest in Arabization of content, security and protection of information and financial and"...

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Solar station opened at Aqaba Customs Centre March 3, 2018

Finance Minister Omar Malhas on Thursday inaugurated a solar cells project operating at 50 kilowatts at a cost of JD64,000 at the Aqaba Customs Centre, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

The minister said that the Jordan Customs Department (JCD) has implemented a number of projects that adopt the green building codes in order to achieve its strategic goals, stressing that such initiatives enhance the department's performance.


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