Comprehensive strike sweeps economic sectors in Jordan (photos)

11-12-2023 12:07 PM

Ammon News - Most shops in the capital, Amman, and various governorates of the Kingdom were closed on Monday, in compliance with the comprehensive global general strike, in support of the Gaza Strip.

Many schools, commercial and industrial sectors, and others participated in the comprehensive strike, and most restaurants closed their doors, while government institutions and official departments continued to work.

commercial centers and shops placed signs on their doors confirming their commitment to the strike and denouncing the ongoing Israeli aggression against the Gaza Strip.

The strike aims to put pressure on governments to take a position to stop the war and the killing in Gaza since October 7.

Jordanians interacted on social media announcing their participation in the general strike on Monday, while institutions and shops announced their joining of the strike.

Schools in the private sector also called on parents not to send their children to school on Monday to participate in the comprehensive global strike.

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in Jordan announced that a general and comprehensive strike will be on Monday.

UNRWA said on Sunday that, based on the decision of the General Conference, it was decided that Monday, December 11, 2023, would be a general and comprehensive strike day.

It indicated that all UNRWA facilities in Jordan, including its affiliated schools, will be closed, stressing that all employees and students must remain at home.

  • no comments

All comments are reviewed and posted only if approved.
Ammon News reserves the right to delete any comment at any time, and for any reason, and will not publish any comment containing offense or deviating from the subject at hand, or to include the names of any personalities or to stir up sectarian, sectarian or racial strife, hoping to adhere to a high level of the comments as they express The extent of the progress and culture of Ammon News' visitors, noting that the comments are expressed only by the owners.
name : *
show email
comment : *
Verification code : Refresh
write code :