Cabinet extends facilitations of Jerusalem residents

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AMMAN — The Cabinet has decided to extend its decision, issued on May 28, 2018, which includes providing facilitations for Jerusalem residents by setting the issuance and renewal fees for their passports at a value of JD50 for a period of five years.اضافة اعلان

Hashemite custodianship 
This decision comes in line with the historical Hashemite custodianship over the Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem, Hala News reported. 

This custodianship dates back to 1924, and was first granted to Hussein Bin Ali, when the Hashemites were still the Sharifs of Mecca. Despite Jordan having lost these territories, it has agreements with both Israeli and Palestinian authorities providing certain measures of responsibility over Jerusalem holy sites, and to Jerusalem’s people. 

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