Jordan to exempt Gazans, Jordanian mothers’ children from obtaining work permits January 9, 2019 at 4:43 am | Published in: Jordan , Middle East , News , Palestine AMMAN, JORDAN - DECEMBER 01: Jordanian Prime Minister Awn Khasawneh speaks after he won a comfortable vote of confidence for his government from parliament, following a four-day debate on his policies, on December 1, 2011 in Amman, Jordan. The MPs voted 89-25, and urged Khasawneh to meet demands for reform and against corruption. (Photo by Salah Malkawi/ Getty Images) January 9, 2019 at 4:43 am The Jordanian parliament on Tuesday approved a draft bill exempting the children of Jordanian women married to foreigners, as well as the Gaza Strip’s citizens living in Jordan, from having to obtain permits to work in the country.
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This came after the parliament’s labour committee endorsed a proposal submitted by MPs Khalil Attieh and Yahya Al-Saud to exempt Gazans who reside in Jordan from obtaining work permits.
The committee noted that the draft bill came following coordination between the parliamentarians and the Jordanian Minister of Labor on the issue, El-Mamlakah TV’s news website reported.
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