Sustainability, self-reliance are key themes of energy sector strategy: Minister

Energy Minister, Hala Zawati, announced the energy sector’s comprehensive strategy for (2020-2030), adopting the self-reliance approach to raise the contribution of local energy sources, generating electricity to 48.5 percent in 2030 compared to 15 percent in 2019.   The strategy adopted four key themes: energy supply security, affordable energy availability (lower energy costs), and sustainability, in addition to increasing dependence

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Multi-million national green growth plan launched

Jordan on Monday launched a multi-million ambitious green growth plan as part of a broader national drive towards a green economy and sustainable development.   The six-pronged 2021-2025 National Green Growth Plan, which was announced by Minister of Environment and Agriculture Saleh Kharabsheh, comprises executive plans targeting the key sectors of water, waste management, energy, agriculture, tourism and transport.  

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USAID, Youth Ministry team up to expand, upgrade youth centers

The Ministry of Youth and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Monday signed a Partnership for Youth cooperation agreement to strengthen a number of youth centers, and create a Virtual Youth Center at the ministry, that will provide young Jordanians with opportunities to develop skills for success and contribute to their communities.   The agreement was signed

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