- Dec. 31, 2019
-- The Irish Embassy & Dar Abu Abdullah team up to provide training for 25 Jordanian youth from Jerash GovernorateJordan – Jerash, 2019: The Embassy of Ireland and Dar Abu Abdullah "DAA" recently signed an agreement to provide retail, industrial training for 25 Jordanian females and males from Jerash Governorate. The training project will last for four months and will be developed in three phases in order to equip DAA beneficiaries with the needed skills and know-how in the retail industry with the aim of increasing their employability chances in the aforementioned sector and empower them to become productive members of their respective communities and the society at large.From his side, the Ambassador of Ireland to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan His Excellency. Mr. Vincent O'Neill commented on the agreement with the DAA and expressed his country's commitment to combat poverty in the Kingdom and the world. He further added that: "our support to the objectives and activities of Dar Abu Abdullah falls in line with our own objectives, which can be manifested in helping Jordan realize its social developmental goals in which training youth and help them find jobs take center stage.In his brief statement about the agreement, DAA Director-General, Mr. Samer Balkar, expressed his gratitude for the Irish Embassy and its support for the DAA causes and objectives. He praised the agreement saying that it will benefit 25 youth and help them create a career for themselves and thus contribute to the wellbeing of their families and communities.It is worth mentioning that this agreement between the two sides comes as part of a series of previous agreements and initiatives that targeted youth and their wellbeing in the Kingdom and stems from both sides' commitment to alleviate poverty in the Kingdom and help Jordan realize its sustainable socio-economic development goals.