IEC launches hotline to respond to candidacy-related queries

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Sunday launched a hotline (+962-799-093-905) dedicated to responding to all queries related to candidate registration for the forthcoming parliamentary elections slated for November 10th.   Also, the IEC announced that those wishing to sign up as candidates but can not do so in-person because they are either quarantined or living in an isolated area

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Jerash Government Hospital ward to receive Covid-19 patients, says director

Jerash Governmental Hospital has begun to receive Covid-19 patients, as 20- bed ward was equipped to this purpose, in addition to 9 intensive care beds.   Speaking to “Petra,” on Sunday, the hospital’s director, Dr. Sadiq Atoum, said the newly-prepared facility is isolated from the other hospital wards, adding specialized medical and nursing staff have been prepared to deal with

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Olive oil mills to open Monday

Around 132 olive oil mills across the Kingdom will open their doors on Monday, kicking off the 2020/2021 harvest season with the yield expected in the 23,000-24,000 tons range.   The total area of olive groves in all regions of the Kingdom is put at 560,000 donums planted with around 10.5 million trees, according to a recent agricultural survey by

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JFDA, DHL sign agreement on clearance of food, pharma express shipments

The Jordan Food and Drug Administration (JFDA) on Sunday signed an agreement with DHL International to streamline clearance operations of food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical express shipments received at the Express Shipping Clearance Center in the Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA).   Under the agreement, a JFDA employee will be based at DHL’s QAIA office to clear shipments usually subject to

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