Category Archives: Government

JORDAN’S PM CIRCULATES GOVERNMENT’S SERVICES CHARTER

AMMAN, June 2 — Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour circulated on Monday the government services general framework charter for public departments, formulated by the Ministry of Public Sector Development. The charter is due to be published on a website allocated for

JORDAN:GOVERNMENT COORDINATOR FOR HUMAN RIGHTS MEETS IRAQI OFFICIAL

AMMAN, April 21 — The government coordinator for human rights, Basel Tarawneh, on Monday discussed with Iraqi Deputy Minister for Human Rights Ministry, Abdul Kareem Al Shallal and an accompanying delegation, government measures to enhance human rights and implement recommendations

JORDAN KING CONGRATULATES IRAQI PRESIDENT ON NEW GOVERNMENT

AMMAN, Aug 14 — King Abdullah II sent a letter to Iraqi President Fuad Masum congratulating him for entrusting Dr. Haider al-Abadi with forming the new Iraqi government. In his letter, the King stressed Jordan’s full support to Iraq and

JORDAN BLASTS ISRAELI RESTRICTIONS ON PRAYERS AT AL-AQSA MOSQUE

AMMAN, July 6 — The Jordanian government on Saturday denounced the Israeli decision to close gates of the Old City of Jerusalem and deny thousands of Palestinian Muslim worshippers entry into the holy Aqsa Mosque Friday, the first Friday of

SYRIAN GOV’T RELEASE 480 PRISONERS – SYRIAN HUMAN RIGHTS OBSERVATORY

AMMAN, June 7 — The Syrian Human Rights Observatory said that the Syrian government on Friday released 400 men and 80 women from a prison in Damascus Countryside (Reef Dimashq) who had been on trial for terrorism. The prisoner release

JORDAN, U.S. SIGN $1-BILLION IN LOAN GUARANTEES

AMMAN, May 6 — Jordan and the United States on Monday signed a deal under which the U.S. will provide loan guarantees to Jordanian government in sovereign debt bonds worth US$1 billion to be matured after five years. The deal

JORDAN’S PM, ARAB LEAGUE CHIEF DISCUSS MIDEAST PEACE, SYRIA

AMMAN, April 7 –– Jordan’s Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour and Arab League Secretary General Nabil Elaraby have discussed developments in the region and efforts underway to tackle challenges faced by the Arab world. During the meeting Sunday, attended by Minister