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Jerash celebrates end of year as ‘Jordanian city of culture’

By JT - Dec 12,2015 - Last updated at Dec 12,2015

AMMAN — Culture Minister Lana Mamkegh on Thursday attended a ceremony to mark the end of the “Jordanian city of culture” for 2015 project at the Jerash Municipality’s grand hall, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on Friday. She said the project included 837 cultural activities that varied between workshops, seminars, exhibitions, poetry recitations and others in Jerash.

At the end of the ceremony, Jerash Mayor Ali Qoqazeh gave the flag of the cultural city to Mahdi Qatamin, adviser to the chief commissioner of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority, as Aqaba was chosen as the Jordanian city of culture for 2016.

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