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EMBASSY OF INDIA
AMMAN[JORDAN]
P.O. Box 2168, First Circle, Jabal Amman
Amman(11181) Jordan
Tel. No. 00962-6-4622098
Fax No. 00962-6-4659540
Email: pol.amman@mea.gov.in/ Website: www.indembassy-amman.gov.in

Advisory to Indian nationals in Jordan

            You are aware that several regional countries, including Jordan are part of the US-led military action against terrorist organizations in Syria and Iraq.  At this time, the Embassy has no specific information on potential threats posed against Indian nationals in Jordan. However, considering the prevailing gravity of the situation and the advice rendered publicly by the local authorities, the Embassy recommends that all Indian citizens living in Jordan maintain heightened vigilance and take standard precautions, and avoid public and crowded places.

            The Embassy will further update on the advisory as the situation unfolds.

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[Dated: September, 30, 2014]


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Embassy of India
Amman-Jordan
 

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Majali discusses security cooperation with Indian ambassador

Petra | Sep 07, 2014 | 23:31

AMMAN — Interior Minister Hussein Majali and India’s Ambassador to Jordan Anil Trigunayat on Sunday discussed ways to develop bilateral ties and foster cooperation in areas of security and police work. They also discussed current regional developments.

Majali stressed the importance of expertise exchange as a means to foster regional stability and combat crime.

For his part, the Indian ambassador underscored Jordan’s role in securing regional stability and security, commending the Kingdom’s policies and Jordanians’ awareness of the threat of terrorism. He also stressed the importance of launching more cooperation programmes to boost tourism, economy and security ties.

http://jordantimes.com/majali-discusses-security-cooperation-with-indian-ambassador


PRESS RELEASE

1. H.E. Mr. Anil Trigunayat, Ambassador of the Republic of India to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan called on H.E. Dr. (Mrs.) Lana Mamkegh, Jordanian Minister of Culture, on 10th July, 2014.

2. Ambassador Trigunayat and Minister Mamkegh held constructive discussions in context of the cultural relations between the two countries that have civilizational linkages. Taking a cue from the historic cultural linkages that India and Arab world share both the countries agreed to renew the Cultural Exchange Program (CEP).  They further decided to discuss the modus operandi thereof in detail so that a functional work plan of cultural activities could be devised and its implementation ensured.

3. The discussions further included the celebration of the 65th year of diplomatic ties between India and Jordan in 2015 by means of enhanced cultural interaction between the two countries and by organizing various events such as exhibitions showcasing traditional art and craft, film festivals etc. Honorable Minister appreciated and agreed to provide full support and impetus.

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10th July 2014

Press Release

1. H.E. Mr. Anil Trigunayat, Ambassador of the Republic of India to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan called on H.E. Dr. Hatem Al-Halawani, Minister of Industry, Trade & Supply on 2nd July, 2014.
2. Ambassador Trigunayat and Minister Halawani held constructive discussions on the entire gamut of bilateral relations, especially in the fields of trade and investment, energy, and capacity building cooperation. They expressed satisfaction on the existing bilateral trade cooperation between the two countries but stressed on the need to provide further impetus to give more fillip to the relations through constructive collaboration between Public and Private Sectors of the two countries in the areas of Small & Medium Scale Industries, IT, Pharmaceutical, banking sectors; and more participations in major trade fair events.  Ambassador Trigunayat proposed Minister Halawani to lead business delegation from Jordan to participate at one of the International Trade Fairs in future possibly after the Indo-Jordan Trade and Economic Committee meeting which is expected to be held in Amman in the last quarter of 2014.
3. Discussion also focused on the inauguration of the Jordan-India Fertilizer Company [JIFCO], a Joint venture project worth US$ 850 million in fertilizer sector, by His Majesty King Abdullah at his convenience.  Another similar project in the fertilizer sector between Gujarat Narmada Fertilizer Company(GNFC) & JPMC for which an MOU was signed in March 2013 was also discussed at length. Ambassador Trigunayat also highlighted Indian investment of over US$ 60 million in Jordan in textile sectors and their contribution in employment generation.   Minister underscored importance of taking the relations to a strategic level given the vast potential between the two nations. 
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July 2, 2014
Embassy of India, Amman

Foreign Office Consultations between India and Jordan

Foreign Office Consultations between India and Jordan were held on 1st April, 2014, in Amman after a gap of over eight years.  H.E. Mr. Anil Wadhwa, Secretary [East], Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India led the Indian delegation; and the Jordanian delegation was headed by H.E. Ambassador Mohammad Taisir Masadeh, Secretary General [SG] in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
2.      Mr. Anil Wadhwa and Ambassador Mohammad Taisir Masadeh held constructive discussions on the entire gamut of bilateral relations, especially in the fields of politics, defence, security, economy, energy and culture. They also discussed regional and international issues of mutual interest. The discussions were held in a very cordial atmosphere reflecting the traditionally friendly relations between the two countries. The two sides reviewed the progress in India-Jordan relations since the last meeting in August 2005 and underscored the importance of holding Foreign Office Consultations at regular intervals, which are an important tool to assess the state of bilateral relations and the measures to enhance multifaceted cooperation between the two countries.
3.      Later on the day, Mr. Anil Wadhwa had discussions with the Secretary General, Ministry of Agriculture and Secretary General, Ministry of Transport over a lunch that was hosted by the Secretary General in the Foreign Ministry. He also met with the CEO of Jordan Investment Board; and discussed Indian investment in Jordan and possible areas of investment in the future. Secretary [East] also met with Mr. Amer Al-Majali, Chairman of Jordan Phosphate Mines Company and discussed the existing bilateral cooperation in the field of fertilizers, including a joint venture to produce phosphoric acid, which would be operational in May this year.
4.      Secretary[East] also called on H.E. Hatem Hafez Al-Halawani Al-Tamimi, Minister of Industry, Trade & Supply and Minister of Information, Communication & Technology on 31st March 2014. During the meeting which focused on economic and commercial matters, it was agreed to convene the next meeting of the India-Jordan Trade Committee at the Ministerial level in Amman after June 2014.
5.        Secretary [East] also called on H.E. Nasser S. Judeh, Minister of Foreign Affairs & Expatriate Affairs on 1st April, 2014. FM Judeh described India-Jordan relations as “excellent” and suggested that we focus on boosting trade and economic relations between the two countries with an annual target for two-way trade.

 April 1, 2014
Embassy of India, Amman

Electronic Indian Postal Order [e-IPO]-extension of service to Indian Citizens residing in India

            The Department of Personnel and Training and Department of Posts have earlier launched a service called e-IPO (Electronic Indian Postal Order) to enable Indian Citizens abroad to purchase an Indian Postal Order electronically by paying fee on-line through e-Post Office Portal i.e. http://www.epostoffice.gov.in . This facility has, henceforth, been extended to Indian citizens residing in India also to facilitate them to seek information from the CPIOs under the RTI Act, 2005 by purchasing e-IPO through using debit or credit cards of any Bank powered by Visa/Master.

2.    The User needs to get himself/herself registered at the website. He/she has to select the Ministry/Department from whom he/she desires to seek the information under the RTI Act and the e-IPO so generated can be used to seek information from that Ministry/Department only. A printout of the e-IPO is required to be attached with the RTI application. If the RTI application is being filed electronically, e-IPO is required to be attached as an attachment.

            This facility is only for purchasing an Indian Postal Order Electronically. All the requirements for filing an RTI application as well as other provisions regarding eligibility, time limit, exemptions etc. will continue to apply. An e-IPO so generated must be used only once with an RTI application. 

3.    A link to e-Post Office Portal is  http://www.epostoffice.gov.in

Celebration of ITEC Day

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Flag hoisting Ceremony and Reception on the occasion of the 65th Republic Day of India

The 65th Republic Day of India was celebrated by the Embassy of India, Amman, on the 26th January, 2014 (Sunday).  On the occasion of the Republic Day, flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Embassy’s Residence where the National Flag was unfurled by Ambassador Dash followed by singing of the National Anthem.  Ambassador Dash read-out  the President’s Message to the nation on the eve of the Republic Day-2014 in the presence of strong attendance from all section of the societies including eminent persons, friends of India, Persons of Indian Origin and members of the Mission and their family members.

Later in the evening, Ambassador of India Shri R.R Dash and Smt. Rita Dash hosted a Reception at the InterContinental Hotel (Grand Ballroom), Amman, where, among others, members of the diplomatic corps, bureaucrats, professionals, eminent persons, high ranking officers from Ministries and Friends of India participated, along with all members of the Mission and their spouses. 

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 1.     The concerned Jordanian authority has informed that all foreign nationals working in Jordan without valid work permits will be apprehended and deported back to their respective countries.

2.      In this connection, all Indian nationals working in Jordan are urged to get their work permits validated to avoid detention and deportation.

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Embassy of India, Amman
11 February, 2014

 

 

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