Cabinet issues slew of new bylaws

Jordan Cabinet session
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AMMAN – A Cabinet session held Sunday, headed by Prime Minister Dr. Bisher Khasawneh, approved a number of new bylaws affecting educational and media institutions across the Kingdom. اضافة اعلان

According to the Jordan News Agency, Petra, the Licensing Private and Foreign Educational Institutions Bylaw for 2023 aims to streamline licensing procedures for private and foreign educational institutions. The regulation seeks to regulate these institutions' work by specifying their obligations, rights and the required fees, as well as organizing and supervising services provided for people with disabilities.

The Council of Ministers also approved the Administrative Organization Bylaw for Jordan Radio and Television Corporation (JRTV) for 2023 with the aim of defining the tasks and responsibilities of the corporation's administrative units. This is in an attempt to avoid overlap and reorganize work to ensure good workflow and raise performance efficiency.

In another media-related decision, the Cabinet approved the amending of the Administrative Organization Bylaw of Jordan News Agency (Petra) for 2023, aiming to keep pace with developments in the field of digital and social media platforms and better streamline human resources within the organization.

Moreover, the Council approved an amending Customs Services Fees Bylaw on imported goods for 2023, aimed to support and stimulate national industries, by reducing the tariff imposed on raw materials for nuts to 3 percent instead of 5 percent of their value. 

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