Covid-19 Update

07 June, 2020

Starting from Sunday, June 7th, 2020 SESAME continues its operation with a full staff.


25 May, 2020

Starting from Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 SESAME resumes the machine operation with a reduced staff.

Inter-Governorate movement permits have been issued to relevant staff members to allow them to reach SESAME from outside Al Balqa governorate.

SESAME’s Safety Officer has prepared additional Mandatory Safety Instructions to be strictly followed during the presence at SESAME.


30 April, 2020

In view of the recent authorization by the Government of Jordan to allow intra-Governorate movement by car, SESAME’s premises will open again starting from April 30th, 2020.

In full coordination with their respective Sector Directors, staff members who are living in Al Balqa Governorate, which is that where SESAME is located, will be allowed access to SESAME and will report to their offices.

Relevant safety instructions have been issued by SESAME’s Safety Officer, Adli Hamad.


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