Royal Jordanian to start flying to Copenhagen early June January 22, 2018

Royal Jordanian will launch a new direct service to Denmark's capital, Copenhagen, as of June 3, 2018.

The three weekly flights will give RJ a strong presence in the Scandinavian market. This addition is in line with RJ’s turnaround plan that includes, among others, continuous assessment of the route network aimed to enhance traffic to Jordan and to improve connectivity via the base, Amman.

The new route, launched following a feasibility study, will attract more tourists to Jordan, facilitate"...

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Queen Rania Oversees Preparations to Launch Edraak’s Free Online Platform for School Learners January 22, 2018

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah oversaw final preparations ahead of the launch of Edraak’s new learning platform for school-aged children; the result of a collaborative effort between The Queen Rania Foundation (QRF) and Google.org – Google’s philanthropic arm.

Developed with the support of a $3 million grant from Google.org and complemented with engagement from Googlers to provide product design expertise, the platform will be offering free online open educational resources in Arabic to students....

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Senate mulls mechanisms to implement King's Discussion Papers January 22, 2018

The Senate forged an ad hoc panel to set common guidelines on the content of the seven Royal Discussion Papers to launch a roadmap to reach the ' democratic' Jordan.

During a meeting on Sunday chaired by its President Faisal Fayez, the Senate unanimously okayed to table the ad hoc panel's recommendations to its permanent committees to be then submitted to His Majesty King Abdullah.

The Senate's imitative aims to look into appropriate implementation mechanisms of the Royal papers'"...

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King receives Nizami Ganjavi International Centre delegation January 22, 2018

His Majesty King Abdullah II received at Al Husseiniya Palace on Sunday a delegation representing the board of trustees of the Nizami Ganjavi International Centre.

The meeting with the delegation, that comprised former heads of state and governments of a number of countries, focused on the latest regional developments, mainly the Palestinian issue and Jerusalem.

The King affirmed the importance of intensifying efforts to revive the peace process between the Palestinians and Israelis, leading to the"...

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Gov't to set price ceiling for bread

Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki on Sunday said his government will set a price ceiling for bread and will not allow anyone to sell above that celling, vowing strict punitive measures against violators.

Al-Mulki made the remarks during a meeting with market controllers and ministry of industry, trade and supply officials. He emphasized the importance that bakeries abide by the price ceiling and deliver quality products to the consumer.

During a tour of Civil Consumer Corporation and Military Consumer Corporation"...

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King receives Nizami Ganjavi International Centre delegation
January 22, 2018

His Majesty King Abdullah II received at Al Husseiniya Palace on Sunday a delegation representing the board of trustees of the Nizami Ganjavi International Centre.

The meeting with the delegation, that comprised former"...

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‘Action plan to strengthen resilience of agriculture sector’
January 22, 2018

A set of measures will be implemented this year to address agricultural marketing bottleneck and strengthen the resilience of the agriculture sector, which saw a 14 per cent drop in its exports last year, according to a senior government"...

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Belgium pledges multi-annual support to UNRWA
January 22, 2018

In response to the call of UNRWA’s Commissioner-General, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo has decided to allocate 19 million EURO over the next 3 years to UNRWA, the United Nations"...

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