Razzaz inaugurates launch of new e-services

Amman, April 18 (Petra)

-Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Thursday attended the launch of 14 new e-services at the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply (MITS).

The services are a part of the government's digitisation efforts, aimed to simplify and speed up procedures, improve the level of services provided to citizens.

Under the new online project, investors can submit registration applications, amend and cancel services without the need to visit the MITS's Trade Registration Department, provided that signing, or adjusting the registration application is made later after all requirements, documents and approvals are completed electronically, then the beneficiary receives the certified copy of the registration certificate either in person, or by the Jordanian Post.

In a related context, Jordan Chamber of Industry (JCI), the Jordan Construction Contractors' Associations (JCCA), the Jordan Engineering Union (JEA), and the Engineering Business Forum signed a cooperation protocol in presence of the Prime Minister.

The protocol aims to increase and enhance the Kingdom's exports in various sectors, to provide employment opportunities in the construction, services, trade and industry sectors and to organize meetings between businesspeople and companies in Jordan and Iraq to help the concerned parties obtain details and activities mutually in terms of business and investment areas of common nature.

Razzaz stressed the importance of participatory work between the public and private sectors in all fields, as it serves the interest of developing national economy.

He pointed to the cooperation agreements recently signed by the governments of Jordan and Iraq and their importance in enhancing bilateral cooperation.

He said that opening offices in Iraq and facilitating registration procedures in the Kingdom comes within the framework of strengthening ties and advancing them.

The premier affirmed that Jordan and Iraq will work together using all available means to overcome the difficulties facing the trade and economic exchange between the two countries.

"We have the will and resolve to move forward with this cooperation through participatory work with our Iraqi brothers," he said, expressing gratitude to the ministries and institutions concerned that contributed to the implementation of these electronic services.

The e-services allow investors to register, adjust and cancel the trade registration of individuals (individual enterprises),

register, change, and cancel trade names, transfer ownership of the trade registration, transfer ownership of the trade name, and issue copies of registration certificates for trade names and trade registrations.

The e-services also include registration of the right to use the trade name (a license to use the trade name), apply for registration, modification and cancellation of agents, brokers, and commercial agencies, and the issuance of copies of registration certificates to agents, brokers and commercial agencies.

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