The top task is to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic through “striking a balance” between preserving public health and protecting the economic sectors.
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The new premier has spent most of his public career as a veteran diplomat and peace negotiator with Israel with a last stint as adviser.
Jordan's King Abdullah on Wednesday appointed veteran diplomat and palace aide Bisher al Khasawneh as the country's new prime minister..
Jordan and Israel signed an aviation agreement on Thursday that will allow airlines from both countries to use each other’s airspace and cross between the two territories.
“The dissolution of the Lower House of Parliament gives us the power to change the date if we feel it is necessary,” Jihad Momani told The Jordan Times.
The monarch dissolved parliament last Sunday at the end of its four-year term in a move that under constitutional rules meant the government must resign within a week.
the government of Omar Razzaz must resign within days and a new prime minister will be named.
Jordan's King Abdullah dissolved parliament on Sunday, officials said, paving the way for an election in November. Under constitutional rules, the government must resign within a week.
Under the new scheme, the men will serve for 12 months. Three months will involve military training, and the other nine will be devoted to professional and technical training in the private sector, Labor Minister Nidal Bataineh said during a press conference Wednesday.
An electrical short circuit at a military warehouse on the outskirts of the Jordanian city of Zarqa caused a massive explosion on Friday morning.