‘Urdun Jannah’ attracts more than 33,000 participants so far-Tourism Ministry

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said “Urdun Jannah” programme, which encourages domestic tourism, has attracted some 33, 5 thousand participants since its launch at the beginning of last June.   The ministry, in a press statement on Sunday, said the number of programme-provided tourist buses that transported participants to the tourist destinations to the Kingdom’s various governorates stood at

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Jordan supports Palestinians’ right to self-determination, independence, says Hina

Chairman of the Jordanian–European Parliamentary Friendship Association MP Khaldoun Hina has stressed that Jordan supports the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination and independence on their national soil on pre-June 4, 1967 lines.   This came during the association’s meeting Sunday with the Spanish Ambassador to the Kingdom, Aranzazu Banon Davalos, where they discussed ways to strengthen Jordanian-Spanish relations.

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AmCham-Jordan holds webinar on digital marketing, e-commerce

The American Chamber of Commerce in Jordan (AmCham-Jordan) on Sunday held a webinar on “Digital Marketing and E-Commerce” to help Jordanian exporting companies make better use of the opportunities brought by the significant raise in the use of digital tool and e-marketplace, that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic, and how these digital tools can help increase global sales and exports,

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USAID Launches “Waste Picker Training and Certification Program”

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Recycling in Jordan project on Sunday launched the first round of its “Waste Picker Training and Certification Program” which will increase the quantity of recycled items by integrating informal waste pickers into the recycling sector in Amman.   The program is the first technical training designed for waste pickers in Jordan and

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New bylaw mandates e-learning at higher education institutions

Minister of Education, Higher Education, and Scientific Research Muhammad Abu Qudais on Sunday revealed that a new bylaw integrating e-learning into higher education institutions has been endorsed.   The minister told Petra that the application of the new bylaw at higher education institutions is underway, adding that it will guarantee the restructuring of academic programs in line with e-learning integration

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3 tourist businesses shut down, 53 fined for breaching preventive measures

The inspection teams of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, in cooperation with other relevant authorities, have shut down three tourist facilities and fined 53 others in July for not complying with public safety requirements.   A statement by the ministry on Sunday said that the inspection teams conducted some 1,452 visits to various tourist businesses, including hotels and restaurants

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