8 universities owe JD192 million

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AMMAN — Former ministers of higher education, academics and university presidents called on the government to clear the indebtedness of official universities and to implement decisions taken by previous governments in this regard, which were not implemented, according to Al-Ghad News.اضافة اعلان

The call was made during a panel discussion organized on Saturday by the Cultural Forum of the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation and the Scientific and Cultural Association for University Professors, titled “Prospects of higher education in Jordan: the preparatory year and universities indebtedness”, and attended by Minister of Education and Scientific Research Azmy Mahafaza.

The eight universities’ debt is valued at JD192 million; it affected their performance and forced them to adopt unhealthy admission policies in some programs.

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