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Jordan's King Abdullah has a 10-year plan for the country's economy

the meeting, Ensour said there are two key tasks the government has worked on in the past two years. The first is the King’s directives to the government to draw up an overall four-year plan to be submitted to the Lower House. This has been accomplished, he said, noting, however, that unforeseen issues have emerged since ...

27/08/2014 - 13:15 - comment 0

Total exports of Bahrain in 2004 stood at BD2.83bn, an increase of 13.4% over 2003

agreements with other countries to boost its exports. The Kingdom has signed free trade agreement (FTA) ... non-oil exports with the GCC countries.  Saudi Arabia has been among the major import and export ... Since 2001, the Government has started depending on Islamic instruments to fund its requirements, ...

18/05/2010 - 12:53 - comment 0

Ceasefire collapse in northern Yemen has "security implications" for entire country

The collapse of the ceasefire in northern Yemen between Houthi Shiites and Salafists in Daamaj has "security implications" for entire country ... Shiite community who has been fighting with Yemen's central government for nearly ten years, ...

05/11/2013 - 14:55 - comment 0

GCC Investment Strategy and Sectors Outlook for 2006

in OPEC and non-OPEC countries. The driving force behind the rising oil prices has been the militant ... ranging at higher levels, placing the economy on a sound footing. Government’s attitude has become more ... by rising economic growth, rising government surpluses and increased investments in infrastructure ...

18/05/2010 - 12:47 - comment 0

For Muslims in this country, Ramadan fasting is....outlawed!

reported this week that the Chinese government has banned many Muslims in the country's Xinjiang ... this week that the Chinese government has banned many Muslims in the country's Xinjiang region from ... the atheist Chinese government.  However, this restriction is far from new: Ramadan fasting has been ...

Editor's Choice - 02/07/2014 - 14:27 - comment 0

Saudi Arabia has a big role to play in French trade

in advancing the connections between investments with France, bringing both countries together. Saudi Arabia is one of the top countries in the region witnessing a “revolutionary era” in the advancement, transparency, and efficiency of its e-government services, said Saudi Arabian General Investment ...

03/09/2014 - 11:06 - comment 0

Has Rouhani made Iran's government more inclusive?

as they watched Rouhani take office, but has Rouhani helped make Iran's government more inclusive? ... that the government has so far had a say on the appointment of governors, with many of them coming from Sunni, ... appointed three women as deputies. "The government couldn’t hand over any ministry ...

06/05/2014 - 08:55 - comment 0

Government officials oversee first day of country’s inaugural exhibition in UAE

for an individual country at Dubai’s International Convention Centre. “The response has been staggering ... Department of Information, today (Saturday) officially opened ‘Made in Turkey’, the country’s first ... opened ‘Made in Turkey’, the country’s first official trade fair in the UAE.Welcomed by a display ...

18/05/2010 - 13:31 - comment 0

Lebanese government fully committed to boosting country’s ICT sector

in support of Lebanese pavilion The Lebanese government is aiming for a new era of stability and reform Minister of Telecommunications attends GITEX in support of Lebanese pavilionThe Lebanese government ... of the region’s most vibrant IT hubs by placing high priority on the rapid development of the country’s ...

18/05/2010 - 13:09 - comment 0

e-Government on the march in the Arab World: 11 Arab countries have already launched e-Government portals

of an assessment of a total of 17 national government portals for 11 Arab countries; Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, ... "The Arab countries’ progress in e-Government services and initiatives varies widely. While ... By end of September, 2009, 11 Arab countries had ...

16/05/2010 - 17:20 - comment 0