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A Joint World Bank and Korean Team visits

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A Joint World Bank and Korean Team visits the Higher Council for

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During their visit to Amman, the Joint World Bank and Korean Team was received by Dr. Khaled Elshuraydeh, the Secretary General of the Higher Council for Science and Technology (HCST). The two entities discussed the national Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) policy & Strategy in Jordan for the years 2012-2016. According to Dr. Elshuraydeh, the STI policy and strategy has been recently drafted with the contribution of delegates from ministries and other governmental institutions alongside representatives from the private sector, universities and scientific research centers. The two parties have also discussed some activities to strengthen the national innovation system.


The Joint World Bank and Korean Team met the Secretary Generals of the Ministries and the General Managers of the institutions who are concerned with science and technology and innovation in Jordan to discuss different institutional solutions for addressing how to strengthen the innovation policy. It is worth mentioning that this is the second visit for this joint team to Jordan arranged by the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation.


The Joint Team expressed their pleasure in working with the Higher Council for Science and Technology, and the two parties agreed on the future plan/coming steps. It is expected that the next visit of this team will be around October this year.


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