FM, Ukraine counterpart discuss economic ties

Deputy Premier, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi Monday discussed on the telephone with his Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba ways of enhancing bilateral cooperation, especially in the economic, trade, tourism and cultural fields.   The ministers also talked on the health and economic challenges posed by the coronavirus, and the need for international efforts to counter the pandemic.

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QNB purchases new Housing Bank shares

Qatar National Bank Group (QNB) announced the acquisition of an additional share of 12,883,373 common stocks in the Housing Bank for Trade and Finance (HBTF) that belonged to the Oman Investment Authority and four Omani funds for an amount equivalent to JD59.2 million.   With this acquisition, the share of QNB’s share in HBTF’s capital increased from 34.48 percent to

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Audit Bureau President stresses importance of focusing on internal oversight

President of the Audit Bureau, Asem Haddad, said international auditing standards are currently focusing on internal oversight and ensuring its effectiveness in terms of independence and professionalism.   “The Audit Bureau focuses, during its audit process, on the outputs of internal oversight units in the public sector due to its importance in financial and administrative control, especially since internal audit

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JEF, UNDP sign agreement on economic development

The Jordan Economic Forum (JEF) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Jordan signed, Thursday, a memorandum of understanding to establish a reference for the basic indicators of the Jordanian economy.   The memorandum, signed by Chairman of the JEF, Khair Abu Sailik, and the UNDP Resident Representative, Sara Ferrer Olivella, focused on joint cooperation on key development aspirations

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