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420 job vacancies to be available by the Ministry of Awqaf

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AMMAN— Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs and Holy Sites, Mohammad Khalayleh confirmed that the ministry will be accepting appointment applications until the end of 2022.  اضافة اعلان

 

Khalayleh said on Thursday that the ministry will provide 420 vacancies, including 300 vacancies for the Imam ( the prayer leader) of a mosque, and 120 Muezzins (the official who proclaims the call to prayer) distributed over the governorates of the Kingdom, stressing that they will be appointed before the end of this year.

 

The minister explained that the reason for the shortage of Imams is due to the COVID-19 pandemic, noting that the door for appointments will be opened for the next year to cover the shortage in the governorates.

He stressed that the ministry is responsible for paying the electricity bills for mosques in the Kingdom, which are estimated at JD14 million annually, noting that the mosques' solar energy reduced the electricity bills’ value to about JD8 million annually.

 

Khalayleh pointed out that the ministry will work to install solar energy for all mosques in the Kingdom.

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