Kingdom of Jordan: The Prime Minister of Jordan, Dr Bashar Al-Khasaouna, held a session meeting with the Cabinet Ministers and where the decision was taken to approve the justifiable reasons for the project of the electronic record system for the year 2023 Financial Responsibility Declaration Department.
According to the updates, the draft system comes in force of the provisions of the Illegal Acquisition Act No. (21) of 2014 and its amendments, the abolition of the creation of an electronic register for the Financial Responsibility Declaration Department, the organization of all related matters, and the empowerment of the taxpayers who wish to electronically submit financial liability.
In addition, the Council of Ministers has also approved the reasons for the project of the centres and institutes system at the German University of Jordan for 2023.
The approvals come in order to enable the University to establish centres and institutes aimed at serving the educational, teaching and research process, and serving the productive and economic sectors, within the standards of quality assurance in this particular.
Furthermore, the Council has agreed to extend work on its previous decision relating to the approval of the brochure issued by the Jordan Navigation Union regarding the charter of alternatives for maritime agent’s services.
Moreover, it also initiated prohibiting shipping agents and marine lines from seizing cargo containers and requiring them to conduct land transport or various logistics business through them until 30/4/2023 AD.
The reports have further stated that the decision is aimed at contributing to the stability of commodity prices in the local market, especially during the holy month of Ramadan. Additionally, the decision of the approvals includes the assignment of the Minister of Public Works, Housing, and the Minister of Transport to supervise the application of the above articles of the resolution.
On the other hand, the Council of Cabinet Ministers decided to designate the 27th of June every year to be (Jordanian Archaeology Day), commemorating one hundred years since the issuance of the Emir Decree for the establishment of the General Archaeology Department, which was issued on 27/6/1923 AD.
Notably, on this day, Jordanian visitors will be exempted from the entrance fees to the rich sites and museums, awareness and educational campaigns will be launched to preserve Jordanian cultural heritage, and initiatives to clean the rich and tourist sites in all governorates of the Kingdom.