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Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Visits The Mobile FabLab in Jerash

H.E. Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Nayef Al Fayez, recently visited the Mobile FabLab in Jerash, executed by Luminus Shamal Start and supported by Orange Jordan to provide digital fabrication skills and tools for youth in different governorates to enhance their employment and entrepreneurial opportunities.

During his visit to the first-of-its-kind fabrication lab in the Kingdom; the Minister checked the machines and skills that the students are receiving and talked with the team about the free training in digital fabrication fields such as web development, design, technology-assisted design, and cutting, 3D scanning and printing, board design and manufacturing, and programming.

Jerash is the second destination for the mobile FabLab, where Orange Jordan and Luminus Shamal Start recently celebrated the graduation of the first cohort at the Jordanian -German Center of Excellence for Solar Energy in Mafraq after two months of training.

The Mobile FabLab was established to provide youth with the needed resources to develop and grow in this field and helping them launch prototypes that will serve communities and support industries.

Orange Jordan expressed its appreciation to the Minister of Tourism for the efforts and support presented by the Tourism Directorate of Jerash that offered the suitable location for this promising initiative at the directorate’s yard, noting that the students will be creating souvenirs inspired by the ancient monuments in the historical governorate, to support the local tourism sector, which is one of the Kingdom's vital economic tributaries.

Orange Jordan will continue supporting the Mobile FabLab, for its interest in expanding free digital education to enhance the youth’s contribution to creating innovative projects and get employed under its corporate social responsibility and its role as the responsible digital leader, noting that the FabLab is supported by Orange Foundation as part of its Solidarity FabLab program that supports 90 labs in 16 countries.


 

About Orange Jordan

Orange Jordan is a leading provider of integrated communications services, with a broad lineup of fixed, mobile, internet data, and managed digital services to meet personal and business markets needs of an expanding total base of about 3.2 million customers across the Kingdom. Over 1600 employees are dedicated to lead the company to ultimate levels of excellence. In 2007, the fixed line, mobile, and internet subsidies rebranded to Orange.

The company offers the best network, innovative digital solutions with unmatched customer experience by empowered Orange teams, to be the responsible digital leader in Jordan.

With massive investments in infrastructure and services, the company continues to move forward by introducing the most advanced technologies across the Kingdom, becoming the responsible digital leader in the kingdom.

Orange Jordan is one of Orange Group’s subsidiaries that offer a wide range of communication services not only to individuals but also to businesses under the brand Orange Business Services (OBS), through which a comprehensive set of IT and telecommunication services are offered to multinational companies.

The company takes pride in seven core values: transparency, agility, results oriented, customer centricity, collaboration, caring and excellence.

Through its comprehensive corporate social responsibility strategy, Orange Jordan continues to make sustainable impact on the lives of Jordanians and their communities by focusing on 3 main pillars: digital education, digital inclusion and entrepreneurship.  

To learn more about us, please visit our website: www.orange.jo

 

About Orange Group

 

Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with sales of 42.3 billion euros in 2020 and 142,000 employees worldwide at 31 December 2020, including 82,000 employees in France. The Group has a total customer base of 259 million customers worldwide at 31 December 2020, including 214 million mobile customers and 22 million fixed broadband customers. The Group is present in 26 countries. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services. In December 2019, the Group presented its new "Engage 2025" strategic plan, which, guided by social and environmental accountability, aims to reinvent its operator model. While accelerating in growth areas and placing data and AI at the heart of its innovation model, the Group will be an attractive and responsible employer, adapted to emerging professions.

 

Orange is listed on Euronext Paris (symbol ORA) and on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol ORAN).

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