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02AMMAN4331 2002-08-05 12:27:00 UNCLASSIFIED Embassy Amman
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FOREIGN PRESS CENTER'S BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC

Tags:   JO SCUL OEXC 
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051227Z Aug 02
					  UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 03 AMMAN 004331 

SIPDIS

PA/PR/FPC (ASILAS); NEA/PPD (JBAROODY, CBOURGEOIS); NEA/ARN

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: JO SCUL OEXC
SUBJECT: FOREIGN PRESS CENTER'S BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC
REPORTING TOUR




1. THE PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION NOMINATES TWO PRINCIPAL
NOMINEES FOR SUBJECT TOUR: MS. HALA AL HADIDI, ECONOMIC
REPORTER, JORDAN NEWS AGENCY (PETRA) AND MS. LUBNA ABDEL-
HAQ, ECONOMIC REPORTER, AL ARAB AL YAWM NEWSPAPER. FULL
BIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION FOLLOWS:

EXPORT-SOURCE: USIS EVDB
VERSION: 3.0.0
POST-EMAIL: BAMAWI@PD.STATE.GOV
TRANSMITTING-POST: PAS AMMAN
TRANSMITTING-POST-ID: 2887
EXPORT-TYPE: BIO DATA
START NOMINATION:
USIA-OFFICE: PA/PR/FPC
PROG-AGENCY-NAME:
POST-PROJ-ID: 118
USIA-PROJ-NO:
PROJ-NAME: FOREIGN PRESS CENTER'S BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC
REPORTING TOUR
START MEMO PROJ-DESC:

END MEMO PROJ-DESC:
PROJ-TYPE: REGIONAL
PROG-TYPE: IV GRANT VISITOR
FY: 2002
DEPART-POST: 09/14/2002
SESSION-DATE: 09/15/2002
RETURN-POST: 09/29/2002
NO-OF-PART: 2
RANK-ORDER: 1
START MEMO POST-OBJ:

END MEMO POST-OBJ:
START MEMO POST-RCMD:

END MEMO POST-RCMD:
USIA-OFFICE-ID: 1039
PROG-AGENCY-ID:
PROJ-TYPE-ID: RP
PROG-TYPE-ID: 29
NOMINATING-POST-ID: 2887
FUNDING-CNTRY-ID: 2887
STATUS: N
ORIGINATOR: P
SUBJ-DISC: BROADCAST JOURNALISM
START BIO:
PREFIX: MS.
F-NAME: LUBNA
M-NAME: SALAH
L-NAME: ABDEL-HAQ
SUFFIX:
PRINCIPAL?: YES
M-ADDR1: P.O. BOX 1035
M-ADDR2:
M-ADDR3:
M-CITY: AMMAN 11821
M-STATE:
M-CNTRY: JORDAN
M-ZONE:
M-ZIP:
M-PHONE: (962-77) 485248
M-FAX: (962-6) 562-0562
M-EMAIL: LUBNA_26@YAHOO.COM
M-CNTRY-ID: JO
M-ADDRTYPE: B
GENDER: F
DOB: 11/27/1977
MAR-STAT:
BIRTH-CITY: IRBID
BIRTH-CNTRY: JORDAN
CITIZ-CNTRY: JORDAN
RES-CNTRY: JORDAN
START MEMO POSITION:
ECONOMIC REPORTER, AL ARAB AL YAWM NEWSPAPER
END MEMO POSITION:
START MEMO OTHER-POSITIONS:

END MEMO OTHER-POSITIONS:
START MEMO PREV-POSITIONS:
ORGANIZER, MALAYSIAN EMBASSY, AMMAN, JORDAN, 2000;
END MEMO PREV-POSITIONS:
START MEMO US-TRAVEL:
NONE
END MEMO US-TRAVEL:
START MEMO OTHER-TRAVEL:
TURKEY, SYRIA, EGYPT, U.A.E.
END MEMO OTHER-TRAVEL:
START MEMO EDUCATION:
B.A., ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, UNIVERSITY OF JORDAN,
2000
END MEMO EDUCATION:
START MEMO MEMBERSHIPS:
NONE
END MEMO MEMBERSHIPS:
START MEMO PUBLICATIONS:
NONE
END MEMO PUBLICATIONS:
START MEMO SPEC-CONSID:
NONE
END MEMO SPEC-CONSID:
FIRST-LANG: ARABIC
ENGL-READ: 3
ENGL-SPEAK: 3
ENGL-COMP: 3
START MEMO NOM-POST-OBJ:
MS. LUBNA ABDEL-HAQ IS A YOUNG JOURNALIST WHO STARTED OUT
WITH THE INDEPENDENT, MASS-APPEAL ARABIC DAILY AL ARAB AL
YAWM NEWSPAPER AS AN ECONOMIC REPORTER. SHE WAS AN ACTIVE
PARTICIPANT IN THE ECONOMIC MEDIA WORKSHOP ORGANIZED BY THE
PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION OF THE AMERICAN EMBASSY IN MAY 2001.
MS. ABDEL-HAQ IS ALSO AN AVID REPORTER ON JORDANIAN-AMERICAN
ECONOMIC AND TRADE RELATIONS, INCLUDING BILATERAL AGREEMENT
SIGNINGS OF U.S. ASSISTANCE TO JORDAN. HAVING HAD NO PRIOR
EXPOSURE TO THE U.S. SOCIETY AND POLITICAL SYSTEM, HER
PARTICIPATION IN THIS THEMATIC TOUR IS ESSENTIAL TO U.S.
MISSION OBJECTIVES. HER NOMINATION SUPPORTS MPP OBJECTIVE
ON "DEMOCRACY AND FREE FLOW OF INFORMATION."
END MEMO NOM-POST-OBJ:
START MEMO NOM-POST-RCMD:

END MEMO NOM-POST-RCMD:
START MEMO VIS-OBJ:

END MEMO VIS-OBJ:
START MEMO VIS-REC:

END MEMO VIS-REC:
NOMINATING-OFFICER: IO
START MEMO NOMINATING-JUSTIFICATION:

END MEMO NOMINATING-JUSTIFICATION:
NOM-OFF: PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION
SPEAKER?: NO
NOTIFY-EMB: YES
MEDIA?: NO
HOME-STAY: NO
HOME-HOSP?: YES
E-I-TYPE: INTERPRETER
NOMINEE-ID: 215
PERSON-ID: 214
BIRTH-CNTRY-ID: JO
CITIZ-CNTRY-ID: JO
RES-CNTRY-ID: JO
FIRST-LANG-ID: AR
E-I-TYPE-ID: I
NOM-POST-ID: 2887
NOM-FUNDING-CNTRY-ID: 2887
NOM-STATUS: N
END BIO:
START BIO:
PREFIX: MS.
F-NAME: HALA
M-NAME: AHMAD
L-NAME: AL HADIDI
SUFFIX:
PRINCIPAL?: YES
M-ADDR1: P.O. BOX 3845
M-ADDR2:
M-ADDR3:
M-CITY: AMMAN
M-STATE:
M-CNTRY: JORDAN
M-ZONE:
M-ZIP:
M-PHONE: (962-6) 4644455
M-FAX:
M-EMAIL:
M-CNTRY-ID: JO
M-ADDRTYPE: B
GENDER: F
DOB: 04/19/1966
MAR-STAT:
BIRTH-CITY: SALT
BIRTH-CNTRY: JORDAN
CITIZ-CNTRY: JORDAN
RES-CNTRY: JORDAN
START MEMO POSITION:
ECONOMIC REPORTER, JORDAN NEWS AGENCY (PETRA)
END MEMO POSITION:
START MEMO OTHER-POSITIONS:

END MEMO OTHER-POSITIONS:
START MEMO PREV-POSITIONS:
EDITOR, JORDAN NEWS AGENCY (PETRA) 1991-96
END MEMO PREV-POSITIONS:
START MEMO US-TRAVEL:
YES, 1998 ATTENDED A ONE-WEEK WORKSHOP ORGANIZED BY THE
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
END MEMO US-TRAVEL:
START MEMO OTHER-TRAVEL:
EGYPT, HOLLAND
END MEMO OTHER-TRAVEL:
START MEMO EDUCATION:
B.A., POLITICAL SCIENCE AND ECONOMICS, UNIVERSITY OF JORDAN,
1989
END MEMO EDUCATION:
START MEMO MEMBERSHIPS:
MEMBER OF THE JORDAN PRESS ASSOCIATION
END MEMO MEMBERSHIPS:
START MEMO PUBLICATIONS:

END MEMO PUBLICATIONS:
START MEMO SPEC-CONSID:
NONE
END MEMO SPEC-CONSID:
FIRST-LANG: ARABIC
ENGL-READ: 3
ENGL-SPEAK: 3
ENGL-COMP: 3
START MEMO NOM-POST-OBJ:
MS. AL HADIDI IS AN ECONOMIC REPORTER AT THE JORDAN NEWS
AGENCY (PETRA) SINCE 1996. SHE WAS AN ACTIVE PARTICIPANT IN
THE MEDIA WORKSHOP ORGANIZED BY THE PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION
OF THE AMERICAN EMBASSY IN JUNE 2002. MS. AL HADIDI COVERS
ALL THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE REPORTING WHICH INCLUDES
ECONOMIC AND TRADE AGREEMENTS SIGNED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF
JORDAN AND DONOR COUNTRIES. HER PARTICIPATION SUPPORTS MPP
OBJECTIVE ON "DEMOCRACY AND FREE FLOW OF INFORMATION."
END MEMO NOM-POST-OBJ:
START MEMO NOM-POST-RCMD:

END MEMO NOM-POST-RCMD:
START MEMO VIS-OBJ:

END MEMO VIS-OBJ:
START MEMO VIS-REC:

END MEMO VIS-REC:
NOMINATING-OFFICER: IO
START MEMO NOMINATING-JUSTIFICATION:

END MEMO NOMINATING-JUSTIFICATION:
NOM-OFF: PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION
SPEAKER?: NO
NOTIFY-EMB: YES
MEDIA?: NO
HOME-STAY: NO
HOME-HOSP?: YES
E-I-TYPE: INTERPRETER
NOMINEE-ID: 216
PERSON-ID: 215
BIRTH-CNTRY-ID: JO
CITIZ-CNTRY-ID: JO
RES-CNTRY-ID: JO
FIRST-LANG-ID: AR
E-I-TYPE-ID: I
NOM-POST-ID: 2887
NOM-FUNDING-CNTRY-ID: 2887
NOM-STATUS: N
END BIO:
END NOMINATION:



2. PLEASE ADVISE ACCEPTANCE.
GNEHM