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UK PM 100 Days Target for New Vaccines

UK’s PM Announces 100 Day Target to Create New Vaccines

PM Boris Johnson will call on world leaders to back efforts to speed up the development of new vaccines, treatments and tests at G7 meeting The Prime Minister is setting out his ambition to cut the time to develop new…

Solar Water

Official Partnership: UK firm Solar Water Plc and JPMC

The British Ambassador Edward Oakden, hosted on Tuesday a signing ceremony of the official partnership between the UK firm Solar Water Plc and the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company (JPMC). The ceremony was held to celebrate one of the largest UK technology…

Queen's birthday

The Queen’s Birthday Party 2019 in Jordan

The British Embassy Amman hosted the Queen’s Birthday Party last night Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II turned 93 on 21 April, but the Queen’s birthday is officially celebrated on the second Saturday in June each year. For this reason The…

UK and Jordan

First Stop on Middle East Tour: Jordan & UK

Newly-appointed Minister for the Middle East makes Jordan first stop on Middle East tour Dr. Andrew Murrison, the new Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Department for International Development, visited Jordan on his first overseas trip…

best countries

Best Countries Report – 2018

Switzerland is the best country in the world, Justin Trudeau and Angela Merkel are viewed as the most respected world leaders and Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are the least respected on a global stage, according to the 2018 Best Countries Report.  Switzerland…


British Airways new representative in Jordan

Why has British Airways chosen Al Shamel as its representative in Jordan? We constantly review our services and when assessing our partners in Amman, Alshamel provided us with a strong value and network proposition as one of the leading agencies…


Steadfast Support

Britain’s ambassador to Jordan is confident Brexit won’t impact his country’s long standing commitment to the Kingdom. By Dina Al Wakeel Jordan has received millions of dollars from Britain to help it cope with the Syrian refugee crisis, and hundreds…


Venture Explains: Article 50

What is it? Article 50 of the Lisbon treaty outlines exactly how an EU member can voluntarily leave the 28-nation bloc. “Any member state may decide to withdraw from the union in accordance with its own constitutional requirements,” the article…

Housing Bank's new building

Banking on Success

The Housing Bank for Trade and Finance is building on its solid reputation to expand its retail and corporate business. Jordan’s banks are known for their resilience. The sector has been one of the main pillars that support the economy…

MAZEN DARWAZEH-MENA CEO of Hikma Pharmaceutical

Venture at 10-Mazen Darwazeh

Mazen Darwazeh: Vice-Chairman and MENA CEO of Hikma Date of Interview: October 2013 Hikma is one of a handful of Jordanian companies that can truly be considered world class. In the first half of 2013, its revenues reached $638.3 million….