Business Archive
  • »Income Tax Must Be Abolished in Light of Sales Tax Legislation: Former Minister

    Sun 10 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Former minister of agriculture, under Dr Abdullah Nsoor’s second government, Akef Zoubi, said on Facebook that the Income Tax law should have been abolished for employees of the public and private sectors as soon as...
  • »Iraq, Jordan to Construct Joint Industrial Zone

    Sun 10 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordanian and Iraqi ministers of industry ratified a number of mechanisms to revitalise commercial, investment, and industrial activity, including the construction of a joint borderline industrial zone.
    The Minister...
  • »Chinese Study Confirms: Amman Needs ‘Metro’ Network

    Sat 9 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad—A recent, preliminary Chinese study, commissioned by the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) concluded that Amman, the capital city of Jordan, actually needs an underground metro network, a Municipality source told AlGhad.
    At...
  • »RJ Launches “Happy Friday” Sale Campaign

    Sat 9 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Royal Jordanian (RJ) airlines launched another fare-sale campaign, “Happy Friday”, entailing humongous fare-discounts on a weekly basis, every Friday, “from now on” according to RJ President and...
  • »Gov’t to License New Oil, Fuel Marketing, Distribution Companies Soon

    Sat 9 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Director of the Oil Department, with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Eng Ashraf Rawashed, disclosed to AlGhad that a number of new oil derivatives and fuel marketing and distribution companies are...
  • »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...
  • »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...
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