Government keen to develop Jordan’s political parties, says minister

Minister of Political and Parliamentary Affairs, Musa Ma’aiteh, said the government is concerned with helping political parties and developing Jordan’s party life to ensure the Lower House’s political pluralism.   To achieve this bid, the minister called on the political parties to set generic names, slogans to their electoral lists, to obtain official registration.   Accordingly, parties should seek approval

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PM: Gov’t to reinstate mandatory military service

Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Sunday announced that his government will gradually reinstate mandatory military service (also known as Banner Service) in a bid to address poverty and unemployment and invest in youth potentials.   “The government will gradually reintroduce the “Banner Service” in a new form and format different from previous years,” Razzaz said in a weekly televised message

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FM, Erekat discuss developments on the Palestinian cause

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Safadi, on Sunday, discussed with the Secretary-General of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Dr. Saeb Erekat, developments on the Palestinian cause and efforts made to find a “real” horizon for resolving the conflict on the basis of the two-state solution, according to the approved references.   During the consultative

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