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2016 Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery Registration Begins

AMMAN – The U.S. Embassy announces that applications for the 2016 Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery will be accepted online beginning noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on October 1, 2014, and ending at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on November 3, 2014.  This annual program makes U.S. immigrant visas available through a computer-generated random lottery for ...
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Ambassador Wells Visits Aqaba

Ambassador Wells recently visited Aqaba, where she focused on economic development, entrepreneurship and job creation, and how the U.S. government can help support the development of a key driver of Jordan’s future. During the visit, the Ambassador met with officials and toured development sites that could bring over $20 billion in direct investment to Jordan, ...
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U.S. and Jordan Announce Five-Year, $140-Million School Infrastructure Project For Basic Education Improvements in Jordan

AJLOUN – U.S. Ambassador Alice G. Wells, Minister of Education Dr. Mohammad Thnaibat, Minister of Public Works and Housing Eng. Sami Halaseh, and USAID/Jordan Mission Director Beth S. Paige today signed a certificate acknowledging that the U.S. Agency for International Development will support Jordan’s education development over the next five years for up to $140 ...
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U.S. Embassy Donates 12 Handheld Chemical Detection Instruments to the Jordanian Armed Forces and the Public Security Department

AMMAN – The American Embassy presented 12 handheld chemical detection instruments valued at over $660,000 to the Chemical Support Unit and the Royal Navy Forces of the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF) and the Public Security Department (PSD).  These instruments will enable Jordanian security personnel to rapidly and accurately identify unknown solid and liquid chemicals directly ...
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Ambassador Wells Engages Youth in Mafraq; Visits Zaatari Camp

Mafraq – In her first trip outside of Amman, Ambassador Alice Wells visited Mafraq as part of an effort to learn about the challenges facing the Jordanian people.  She participated in a roundtable at the Mosawah Center with 12 youth leaders of volunteer and non-profit organizations. The youth enthusiastically shared information about their initiatives and ...
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