Minister of Industry : Industrial sector can cover local market needs

[3/31/2020 9:56:15 AM]

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply Tariq Hammouri said that the industrial sector has proven its ability to cover local market needs of priority staple commodities during the current circumstances amid the novel coronavirus crisis.

The Minister said during a meeting with the Jordan Chamber of Industry's Board yesterday, which was attended by Minister of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship Muthanna Gharaibeh, that the government has worked for the sustainability of the priority sectors' work, while observing health regulations.

Hammouri urged the sector to seize the "great opportunities that will loom in the coming period."

For his part, Gharaibeh said that electronic permits for priority sectors during the curfew will be issued soon and are being scrutinized.

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