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  • »Zero Jordanian Trucks Crossed into Iraq since Treibil Reopening

    Sat 9 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Chairman of the Jordanian truckers association, Mohammad Dawood, told AlGhad today, Saturday, that “not a single Jordanian truck has crossed via Treibil into Iraq since the opening over a week ago”.
    It would...
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  • »Gov’t Pledges to Expand Taxable Demographic Base

    Thu 7 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The government sent a Letter of Intent to Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) back in June, pledging to expand the taxable demographic base in the upcoming income tax amendments....
  • »King, Norway Prince Inaugurate Sahara Project in Aqaba

    Thu 7 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AQABA —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II and Crown Prince Haakon of Norway visited Aqaba today, Thursday, to inaugurate the launch of the EU-Norway-funded greening project, Sahara.
    Project Sahara runs on solar energy, reduces Carbon...
  • »King Visits Aqaba International Industrial City

    Thu 7 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AQABA —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II toured the International Industrial zone in Aqaba during His visit to the South Jordanian city earlier today, Thursday, according the Royal Court.
    His Majesty visited several establishments...
  • »IEC Saved Over JOD7m in Last Elections — Chairman

    Thu 7 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Chairmen of the Independent Election Commission (IEC), Dr Khaled Kalaldeh, uncovered to AlGhad that the Commission has saved some JOD7.17 million of JOD21.6 million, allocated for the Municipal and Decentralised...
  • »WB Warns Water Exhaustion in Jordan, Calls for Tech Solutions, Policies to Combat Scarcity

    Wed 6 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A World Bank (WB) report, entitled “Beyond Scarcity: Water Security in the Middle East and North Africa”, listed Jordan among the top countries to be affected by climate change in terms of exhausting water...
  • »Economists Warn Against Expanding Tax Base in Fear of Poverty Rising

    Wed 6 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Several economists and financial experts have voiced concerns over the government’s amendment to the tax law, which will expand the taxable base of Jordanians.
    Economists warn that any such amendments will surely...
  • »Zarqa Exports Fall to 17.1 million in August

    Tue 5 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    ZARQA — Zarqa governorate's commercial re-exports fell to JOD17.1 million this past August, compared to JOD24 million the same month last year. Chairman of the Zarqa Chamber of Commerce, Hussien Shraim, said the chamber had issued 562...
  • »Gov’t Submits Tax Amendments Bill to Expand Taxable Base

    Tue 5 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The minister of Finance, Omar Malhas, on Tuesday, submitted a bundle of amendments to the Tax Law for review by the government’s Economic Committee. The bill entails expansions to the taxable demographic base,...
  • »JOD1.1b Worth of Orange Investment in Telecomm Infrastructure

    Tue 5 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— In a statement by the Chairman of the Jordanian telecommunications group, Orange-Jordan, Dr Shabib Ammari, delivered at the inauguration ceremony of the company’s new headquarters in Abdali, the Boulevard, he said...
  • »Inbound Remittance Up to USD2.2b

    Tue 5 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Inbound remittance in US dollars has increased over the first seven months of the year, 2017, by USD26.4 million, or 1.2 per cent, to USD2.2 billion, compared to USD2.173 billion for the same duration last year, according...
  • »Treibil Sees 10-15 Passenger Vehicles per Day, No Freight Shipping

    Tue 5 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Since the Karamah-Treibil border crossing between Jordan and Iraq was reopened last week, an average range of 10 to 15 passenger vehicles have crossed per day, and not a single freight shipment went through.
    The border...
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