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U.S Grant to Jordan Uses Savings To Help More Beneficiaries, Construct New Building

Zarqa – The Minister of Water and Irrigation H.E. Dr. Hazem Nasser and U.S. Ambassador to Jordan Stuart Jones announced today that more beneficiaries in Zarqa Governorate will have access to wastewater services through the $275 million grant program funded by the US Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). The announcement came following a proposal submitted ...
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U.S. Ambassador Follows up with “Invest in Aqaba” Delegation

Aqaba- U.S. Ambassador Stuart E. Jones travelled to Aqaba on July 15 to discuss economic development plans for the region with Jordanian public and private sector officials.  Ambassador Jones’ trip to Aqaba follows a successful “Invest in Aqaba” delegation visit to the United States in June.  During this mission, eleven Aqaba-based officials visited New York, ...
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Partners Sign Memo to Develop Clean Energy Sector

IRBID (July 3) ‒ The USAID Jordan Competitiveness Program (JCP), Irbid Chamber of Industry (ICI), and Jordan Industrial Estates Co. (JIEC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) supporting the expansion of the clean energy sector in northern Jordan.  Clean energy is energy produced by renewable, non-polluting resources such as sunlight or wind. “I have ...
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A New Class of U.S.-sponsored English Access Graduates

Amman – On June 23, 440 public school students graduated from the English Access Microscholarship Program and received their certificates from U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Stephanie T. Williams.  The Access program provides English language skills for talented teenagers from economically disadvantaged sectors.  After completing two years of after-school classes and intensive sessions, the ...
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