Jordan, Oman Chambers Sign Trade Pact

Amman: The Jordan Chamber of Commerce (JCC) and the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at deepening cooperation, promoting trade exchanges, and fostering investment partnerships between Jordanian and Omani businesses.

Signed by JCC President Khalil Haj Tawfiq and his OCCI counterpart Faisal Abdullah Al Rowas, the MoU seeks to enhance joint economic collaboration between the two chambers’ affiliated business sectors, adhering to relevant laws and regulations.

The agreement encourages direct business connections through trade delegation visits, participation in economic events, and information exchange on permitted trade statistics and reports.

In a statement on Sunday, Tawfiq expressed optimism that the MoU will significantly increase trade exchange and establish investment partnerships between the two countries, leveraging their strong fraternal relations.

He announced plans to organize a Jordanian-Omani business forum this year, focusing on key i
nvestment sectors like medicine, construction, information technology, and tourism.

Jordan’s exports to Oman reached $75 million in the first 11 months of 2023, exceeding imports of $69 million.

Source: Jordan News Agency

Israeli Aggression Claims Dozens of Palestinian Lives in Gaza

Gaza: The Israeli occupation continued to attack Gaza last night and into Sunday morning, resulting in the deaths and injuries of numerous Palestinians, including children and women. This marked the 142nd day of unrelenting bombardment on the Strip.

Medical sources have reported that a considerable number of Palestinian civilians were killed or injured with varying degrees of severity due to renewed Israeli artillery shelling. The western areas of Khan Yunis and the Al-Sabra neighborhood in Gaza City were specifically targeted.

In Gaza City’s Al-Shaaf area, an Israeli raid on a house resulted in the loss of one life and injuries to others. Concurrently, occupation drones and artillery shelling targeted eastern neighborhoods of the city.

Violent clashes erupted in the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood, south of Gaza City, accompanied by audible explosions.

In Beit Lahia, reports indicated that a martyr was recovered following the bombing of a residential house, with several individuals still missing under the rubble
.

Saturday evening, the Israeli occupation’s bombing of the Al-Shati Camp in western Gaza claimed the lives of two Palestinians and injured four others.

According to preliminary data from the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza, the number of deaths has now reached 29,606, with 69,737 individuals wounded since the commencement of the aggression on the Gaza Strip on October 7th.

Source: Jordan News Agency

Saturday’s electricity load hits 3,670mw

Amman: Jordan’s electrical load reached 3,670 megawatts on Saturday evening, as reported by the National Electric Power Company (NEPCO).

This figure represents a significant portion of the maximum load recorded during the current winter, which reached 4,050 megawatts.

It is noteworthy that the highest electrical load ever recorded in the Kingdom took place last August, reaching an unprecedented peak of 4,220 megawatts.

Source: Jordan News Agency

Saturday’s electricity load hits 3,670mwAl-Dabaiba receives the German special envoy to Libya, Christian Bock, and his accompanying delegation

Amman: Jordan’s electrical load reached 3,670 megawatts on Saturday evening, as reported by the National Electric Power Company (NEPCO).

This figure represents a significant portion of the maximum load recorded during the current winter, which reached 4,050 megawatts.

It is noteworthy that the highest electrical load ever recorded in the Kingdom took place last August, reaching an unprecedented peak of 4,220 megawatts.

Source: Jordan News Agency

Prime Minister of the National Unity Government, Abdul Hamid Dabaiba, received today, Sunday, at the Cabinet Office, the German special envoy to Libya, Christian Bock, and his accompanying delegation.

During the meeting, developments in the political situation in the region, especially in Libya’s neighboring countries, were discussed in a way that serves stability in the region, economic cooperation between the two countries and the organization of a number of joint economic activities, especially in the fields of energy and renewable energy, were also discussed.

Al-Dabaiba praised Germany’s role in the Libyan file and its support for any local and international efforts aimed at stabilizing Libya, stressing his commitment to the meeting scheduled to be held by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya with the Libyan political parties and his support for all international efforts aimed at holding elections in accordance with fair laws and ending the transitional stages.

The German envoy expressed his cou
ntry’s support for the efforts of UN envoy Abdullah Batili and Germany’s desire for stability in Libya through the success of the electoral process.

Source: Libyan News Agency