September 3, 2000
Beginning next year, most workers at the Electricity Distribution Company (EDCO) will receive pay raises, following an agreement reached between the company and the General Union of Electricity Worker
Her Majesty Queen Rania has inaugurated a new Head Office in Shmeisani for the Citibank, a leading financial institution voted as the “best offshore” bank in Jordan for the year 2000.
September 2, 2000
A Jordanian government delegation is expected to leave for Iraq on Monday to discuss boosting trade, Jordan Times reported Sunday. A cabinet official
Jordan’s King Abdullah II has reiterated that Jordan considers east Jerusalem as an occupied land to which UN resolutions apply.
A number of Jordanian companies want to switch from dealing with Israel to trading with Iraq.Jordanian business sources say about 50 companies have done business with Israel since the the two countrie
Trade between Jordan and Israel grew by more than half in the first half of 2000 compared with the same period last year, but commerce between the former foes remains limited.
Jordan's cement factory, one of the country's top earning industries, saw a 38 percent reduction in its net profits for the first half of 2000.
Since the mid-1980s, the world has experienced an explosion in Direct Foreign Investment (DFI). The latter rose from $85 billion in 1985 to $240 billion and $643.9 billion in 1995 and 1998 respectivel
Minister of Energy Wael Sabri is currently negotiating with a private company to build and operate an electric power plant at the cost of $500 million.
MobileCom will be showcasing some of the latest GSM technologies and services available at MEXCOM 2000, being held at the Zara Expo Center from September 5 until September 8.
September 1, 2000
Lebanese race driver Nabil “Billie” Karam won his third consecutive Rumman Hill Climb trophy, and his fourth in his history in this race, held on Frid
August 30, 2000
Head of the International Federation for Body Building, Ben Weider, arrives in Amman to present King Abdullah with the "Sport King of the World" title
Jordan's former army chief-of-staff denies any involvement in the sale of arms to Peru that ended up in the hands of leftist Colombian rebels.
By the end of the first half of this year - 158 days after being privatized - JTC financial results show an increase in revenues by four percent to re
Lebanon on Wednesday welcomed a decision by the Jordanian government to ease visa restrictions for Lebanese citizens but said that there would be no r