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Election commission, USAID sign cooperation agreement

By JT - Apr 16,2019 - Last updated at Apr 16,2019

AMMAN —  The Independent Elections Commission (IEC) and USAID signed an agreement aiming at enhancing cooperation in implementing the IEC’s projects and plans seeking to enhance the democratisation process, political representation and best electoral practices, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

The agreement was signed by IEC Chairman Khaled Kalaldeh and USAID Mission Director Jim Barnhart. During the signing ceremony, Kalaldeh said the agreement would contribute to the commission’s efforts to achieve integrity, impartiality and independence.

Under the agreement, USAID will support the installation of solar panels for the IEC’s building in addition to the establishment of an advanced media centre.

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