Halal Industry

Jordan agriculture ministry lays out recommendations to revive sector

Published 10 Jan,2021 via The Jordan Times AMMAN — The Ministry of Agriculture on Saturday made a set of recommendations aimed at supporting the sector.

The ministry in a statement called for reconsidering the mechanisms related to foreign workers recruitment, as well as to increase the number of Jordanian workers in this field, notably covering them by social security.

The recommendations also included cutting the fees of foreign workers in agriculture by 50 per cent until the end of 2021, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. The ministry also demanded exempting production inputs from taxes.

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