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  • »Nuclear Programme Costs Exceed JOD112m

    Mon 11 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) confirmed in a report issued recently that the government’s overall expenditure on the nuclear programme, facilities included, has exceeded JOD112.19 million, in the years...
  • »Makkah Summit Turns Out USD2.5b Worth of Aid

    Mon 11 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Makkah quartet summit, organised by King Salman bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia, turned out a combined USD2.5b package worth of support and aid to Jordan, extended jointly by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and...
  • »Foreign Investment in Amman Bourse Quadruples

    Sat 9 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Foreign investments in the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) has quadrupled in May 2018, from April’s JOD19.9 million to JOD105.8 million, up nearly 450 per cent, according to the ASE’s published data.
    Foreign...
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  • »JSF: 86.9% of Jordanians on Monthly Salaries

    Thu 7 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordan Strategy Forum (JSF) published an infograph today, Thursday, showing that 86.9 per cent of Jordanians live on fixed, monthly salaries, according to the Department of Statistics’ analysis of the Social...
  • »Central Bank: Inbound Expat Remittance to Rise 4% in 2018

    Wed 6 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Deputy Governor of the Jordan Central Bank (CBJ) Dr Maher Sheikh Hasan stated today, Wednesday, that inbound expat remittances in 2018 are expected to increase by some 4 per cent from 2017’s USD3.7 billion.
    He...
  • »Royal Jordanian Launches 46% Ramadan Sale

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Royal Jordanian hosted its local travel agents for an Iftar banquet at Kempinski Hotel, Amman. RJ president/CEO Stefan Pichler, RJ officials and Area Jordan sales staff members were present at the event.
    During the Iftar, Pichler...
  • »Unemployment Rises to 18.4%

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The national rate of unemployment in the first quarter of the year, Q1-2018, has increased to 18.4 percent, up 0.2 per cent in comparison to the same period of 2017, according to the Department of Statistics (DoS).
    A...
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  • »Gov’t: Overall Annual Healthcare Expenditure at JOD2.2b

    Wed 16 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Minister of Health Dr Mahmoud Shayyab uncovered yesterday, Tuesday, to the Jordan News Agency ‘Petra’ that the overall annual expenditure on healthcare in Jordan stands at around JOD2.2 billion, including the...
  • »Civil Consumer Corporation Drops Prices of 80 Commodities

    Mon 14 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The General Director of the Civil Service Consumer Corporation (CSCC) Salman Qudah announced a 5 to 40 per cent discount on 80 basic and Ramadan consumer commodities available in all of the Corporations 67 facilities...
  • »Domestic Revenues up JOD109m in 4 Months

    Mon 14 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Domestic revenues expanded by 5 per cent or JOD109 million in the first four months of 2018 to a total of JOD2.39 billion compared with JOD2.28 billion in the same period of 2017, according to official data.
    The ministry of finance...
  • »Jordanians Bestowed Order of the Crown from King of Belgium

    Thu 10 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Belgian embassy in Amman awarded two Jordanian businessmen the Order of the Crown from King Philippe of Belgium, last Tuesday, in recognition of their distinguished efforts in generating business between Jordan and...
  • »RJ Losses Down to JOD13m

    Thu 10 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Royal Jordanian Board of Directors Chairman, Said Darwazeh, expressed appreciation for all RJ employees and management after announcing the financial results of the first quarter of 2018.
    The airline was able to achieve a great...
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