King meets delegation representing investors at QIZ
Amman/ Oct. 12/ (Petra)-- His Majesty King Abdullah II affirmed
his support to Qualified Industrial Zones QIZ being one of the basic pillars
of economic growth and a mainstay to move forward to the world markets.
The King also stressed the necessity to enhance performance of these zones
and increase their productivity and to find effective mechanism to overcome
challenges facing investors at these zones.
King Abdullah was speaking during a meeting at the Royal Court
ion Tuesday with a delegation representing investors at QIZ.
The qualified industrial zones should by supplied with well-trained
and well-qualified Jordanian cadres, who can develop work at these zones,
King Abdullah said during the meeting, which was attended by Deputy Prime
Minister and Industry and Trade Minister Mohammad Halaiqa, Executive Director
of Jordan Investment Board JIB Reem Badran and Director of the Royal
Court Economic Department Mohammad Rawashdeh.
King Abdullah listened to a briefing by the delegation on the
challenges facing investors in QIZ how these challenges can be better
There are 11 qualified industrial zones in Jordan employing over
21,000 Jordanian workers and have so far brought about $200 m. in investment
Tariff-free exports of the zones to the U.S. market stood at $650
m. last year.
Amman/ Oct 12/ (Petra)-- His Majesty King Abdullah II affirmed
his full support to the private sector in the Arab world to enable it
exercise its role effectively towards building the state of law and institutions
noting the tremendous challenges facing this sector in its drive to promote
the process of development and progress.
King Abdullah made his remarks during a meeting at the Royal Court
on Tuesday with members of the Board of the Arab Businessmen Federation
and heads of Arab delegates taking part in the 8th congress of the Arab
"The private sector is a strategic partner in realizing comprehensive
development in political, social and economic spheres," King Abdullah
said. It is the responsibility of the governments to provide the appropriate
environment for this sector to enhance its contribution to economic
development, the King added.
During the meeting, which was attended by Royal Court Minister
Samir Rifai and the King's Advisor Aqel Beltaji, King Abdullah said the
programs and projects implemented by the private sector should offer the
opportunity for the young people to use their potentials to chart their
future and participate in the development process.
The private sector can play a significant role in promoting
inter-Arab trade whose volume is still moderate noting that most projects
carried out recently in Jordan were initiated by the private sector.
Members of the delegation paid tribute to the favorable investment
climate in Jordan made available by the modern and updated laws and legislation.
Amman, Oct. 12 (Petra)-- His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday received
at the Royal Court Secretary General of the Muslim World League, (MWL),
Dr. Abdullah Abdul Muhsen and his accompanying delegation which comprises
a number of scientists in the Islamic World.
The King affirmed that the tolerance of Islam and its openness to
the International civilizations reflect the values of good and justice
and achieve human dignity that the Islam is based on.
During the meeting which was attended by Minister of the Royal Court
Sameer Al Refai, Minister of Awqaf Dr. Ahmad Hlayel, His Majesty stressed
the Islamic scientists' role in elaborating the Islamic values and points
" The initiative of the Muslim World League to form an Islamic delegation
to visit many counties world wide is a distinguished step towards building
bridges with the peoples and towards calling for a rational dialogue in
an atmosphere where moderation and tolerance exist." The King said.
The king called for finding a charter to the scientists and unifying
the "futwa" by analogy with the Islamic religion, pointing to the necessity
of rejecting violence and extremism, fighting the terrorism and spreading
the Islamic morals and values.
For his part, Dr. Abdullah extolled the sincere efforts being exerted
by His majesty to serve the issues of the Islamic and Arab nations He
also praised His Majesty's keenness to achieve stability and the just
and comprehensive peace in the region.
The Islamic delegation, which includes scholars from Jordan, Saudi
Arabia, Egypt, Sudan, Indonesia and Nigeria, visits Jordan within a tour
that will also take it to a number of Arab, Islamic and International
Her Majesty Queen Rania welcomes a guest at an iftar banquet she hosted on Tuesday at Basman Palace. Attending the iftar were members of the Royal family, ministers, wives of Arab and Muslim ambassadors, former prime ministers and senior officials, in addition to other dignitaries.
Her Majesty Queen Rania welcomes a guest at an iftar banquet she hosted on Tuesday at Basman Palace. Attending the iftar were members of the Royal family, ministers, wives of Arab and Muslim ambassadors, former prime ministers and senior officials, in addition to other dignitaries
Alot of people rather wear black when they are pregnant, maybe she doesnt want her bump to show so much. I think she looks good.
yeah I know, but wearing black for nine months is rather boring.
If you look at a lot of pregnant celebrities, for example, they wear gorgeous maternity fashion. There's no reason to abandon style and elegance just because one's pregnant. A lot of the black tops Rania has been wearing are quite unattractive. Perhaps if she wore coloured outfits with dark jackets, that might help
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AQABA, JORDAN: Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (2ndL) and his wife Suzzane (L) pose for a picture with Jordanian King Abdullah II and Queen Rania in the Jordanian port city of Aqaba, 24 October 2004. King Abdullah II called for all influential parties to attend an international conference on Iraq which Egypt will host next month. The king was speaking at a meeting with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in the southern Jordanian Red Sea resort of Aqaba, during which the two leaders discussed the November 22-23 conference to be held in Sharm el-Sheikh. AFP PHOTO/YUSSEF ALLAN (Photo credit should read YUSSEF ALLAN/AFP/Getty Images)