Jordan grants UNRWA JD4M textbook fee relief

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AMMAN — The Cabinet decided on Wednesday to exempt UNRWA from textbook fees for the years 2019-2023, amounting to more than JD4 million, Al-Mamlaka TV reported. اضافة اعلان

The exemption is intended to aid UNRWA in providing critical and necessary services to Palestinian refugees living in the kingdom and help the agency overcome its current financial burdens.

Last October, as per the directives of His Majesty, the Cabinet decided to allocate JD3 million to UNRWA’s budget.

On another note, the Cabinet adopted the committee's suggestions for addressing unresolved concerns between taxpayers and the Income and Sales Tax Department. The tax positions of 551 businesses and taxpayers will be resolved using the provisions of the Income Tax Law and the General Sales Tax Law.

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