Category: News & Views

RAILWAY NETWORK PROJECT IN JORDAN

The Saudi Jordanian Investment Fund (SJIF) and Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) to build a rail network in Jordan connecting Aqaba and Maan. The SJIF has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the ASEZA to invest more than…

Mentor

THE ENTREPRENEUR – Step Two

THE ROAD TO RICHES: A 10-step entrepreneur blueprint to wealth by the Entrepreneur Abdallah Abu Sheikh. Lesson Two: LEARN FROM THE MASTER Warren Buffet says “ It is good to learn from your mistakes, but it is always better to…

economic

The Jordanian Economy: A Macroeconomic Narrative

By JORDAN STRATEGY FORUM Economic narrative: The population of Jordan, estimated at 10.05 million in 2017, is composed of Jordanians (6.96 million) and non-Jordanians (3.09 million). As commonly known, the Syrian civil war has resulted in a large influx of…

Mining

Saudi Arabia Mining Sector Expands Amid Push for Private Investment

Efforts to encourage greater private sector participation have coincided with strong growth in Saudi Arabia’s mining sector, a key part of the country’s diversification strategy and a prominent driver of broader economic expansion. Mining grew by 6.3 percent year-on-year (y-o-y)…

Hyatt Regency

Hyatt Regency Aqaba opens as the first Hyatt Regency Hotel in Jordan

Hyatt continues to grow its footprint in the Middle East with its first resort property in Jordan Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced the official opening of Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla Resort on 1st of December, Jordan’s first Hyatt Regency hotel and…

Riches

THE ENTREPRENEUR – Step One

THE ROAD TO RICHES: A 10-step entrepreneur blueprint to wealth by the Entrepreneur Abdallah Abu Sheikh. The Entrepreneur: It is a fact of life that money is one of the mediums through which earthly success is measured. We also know…

Hult Prize

Hult Prize: The Hashemite University

The Hashemite University of Jordan is participating in the Hult Prize along with 900 other universities from all around the world. The Hult Prize Foundation, the world’s largest student competition is an annual-year-long competition that crowd-sources ideas from MBA and…

EU and Jordan

A New Chapter In EU-Jordan Trade Cooperation

In his book the Wealth of Nations, famous economist Adam Smith wrote that “every man lives by exchanging.” In the case of the collaboration between EU and Jordan it is constant exchange that helps our relationship grow stronger. On the occasion…

King Abdullah II outlines key regional concerns in Fox News interview

US cable channel Fox News broadcast on Wednesday night a recorded television interview with His Majesty King Abdullah II on its “Special Report” program, anchored by Bret Baier, the channel’s chief political anchor. Following is the text of the broadcast interview:…