Jordan Bromine Company celebrates 20 years

Jordan Bromine Company celebrates 20 years (1)
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AMMAN — Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh graced an event on Sunday evening, hosted by the Jordan Bromine Company, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the company. اضافة اعلان

In the presence of esteemed guests, including Speaker of the House of Representatives Ahmed Safadi, members of the company's board of directors, various ministers, government officials, representatives from the private sector, and prominent businessmen, the Prime Minister delivered a speech expressing his honor to be present on such a significant occasion, Hala News reported.

The world’s second-largest bromine factory
During his speech, the Prime Minister praised the remarkable achievements of the Jordan Bromine Company over the past two decades, elevating it to the position of the world's second-largest bromine factory. He also expressed hope that in the near future, the factory would attain the status of the largest bromine manufacturer globally.

Emphasizing the importance of the mining sector, the Prime Minister underscored its fundamental role in the economic modernization vision initiated by His Majesty King Abdullah II. He affirmed the government's special attention to this sector, recognizing its significant contributions to economic development and job creation.

Furthermore, he reaffirmed the government's commitment to facilitating expansion operations, supporting existing investments, and attracting further investments in this vital sector.

Expressing gratitude, Prime Minister Al-Khasawneh commended the dedicated employees of the Jordan Bromine Company, many of whom have been part of the company's journey since its inception.

Meeting one-third of the global demand
In addition, Samer Asfour, the General Manager of the Jordan Bromine Company, provided an overview of the company's progress and the significant milestones it has attained over the past two decades. He proudly declared that the company now stands as the world's second-largest bromine manufacturer, meeting one-third of the global demand for bromine and exporting to 34 countries.

Assafour highlighted the company's significant contribution to the national economy, representing approximately 2 percent of the gross national product and over 6 percent of national exports. He further noted that the company accounts for 18 percent of the workforce at the Aqaba port.

The General Manager also mentioned that the Jordan Bromine Company currently employs around 630 workers across various specialties and indirectly supports over 2,000 individuals. He emphasized the company's commitment to corporate social responsibility, particularly its contributions to the local community in the Jordan Valley through investments in education, healthcare, agricultural projects, and initiatives for youth in the region.

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