Feb 22, 1998, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9120757
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universities new allowing for ministry criticises council islamic and organisations islamic of council the -- irna 22,.feb athens, education higher of ministry the criticised has jordan in societies universities private new seven of establishment the to consenting for .decision the reconsider to ministry the urged and country the in a in council the that reported sunday times' 'jordan daily the additions, new the with that said ministry the to sent memorandum six or universities, private and public 26 have will jordan .inhabitants million every per universities has inhabitants, million 65 with egypt that noted statement the nationals egyptian to only not education higher offer which 17, only .countries arab other from citizens also but to consent gave it said ministry the decision, the announcing in east middle the :universities following the of establishment the east middle the amman, of university arab the university, american of university american the univesity, studies higher the university, jordanian-american the and university al-zahra fatima the amman, .aqaba in university government's the of view in approval its gave it said ministry the .jordan in investments encourage to drive universities these of each :conditions two set also ministry the be would they that outlining clearly application an submit should they meaning societies, charitable jordanian of auspices the under operate can institutes the and profit, for operating be not would feasibility by convinced is education higher of ministry the if .market labour local the for needed are graduates the that studies and illogical is it said council islamic the memorandum, its in at aiming be not would university private a that believe to hard . profit or from came universities these of idea the that said council the have which organisations foreign or people influential by backed was .interests own their instead and reconsider to ministry the urged memorandum the for trained are students the that ensure to measures introduce .market labour local the and community local the by needed occupations nk/dh end