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Lawyers, doctors association reject lifting fuel subsidies
By Petra - Nov 14,2012 - Last updated at Nov 14,2012
AMMAN — The Jordan Bar Association (JBA) on Tuesday said its members will hold one-hour work stoppages every day, in protest against floating fuel prices.
JBA President Mazen Irsheidat said the bar will resort to escalatory measures in the coming days to stop the government from “settling its budget deficit with the people’s money”.
Meanwhile, the Jordan Medical Association warned that lifting fuel subsidies will lead to a hike in prices and increase medical bills, which will worsen Jordanians’ economic and social situation.
The government will likely offer around JD70 in cash payments every year to each member of limited-income families when fuel subsidies are lifted, Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour said Sunday.
AMMAN — The Jordan Bar Association (JBA) on Tuesday held a one-hour work stoppage in courts across the Kingdom in solidarity with the Palest
The Jordan Bar Association (JBA) on Tuesday said the prosecutor general’s office has begun investigating the embezzlement of JD257,000 from the JBA Health Insurance Fund.
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