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Qadi

 

(Arabic, “judge”; in Persian and Turkish, qazi). In Muslim countries, a judge whose decisions are based on Islamic law (Sharia). In the Middle Ages the qadi was also a notary and cared for orphans or assigned them to guardians; he also saw to the execution of sentence in civil and criminal cases. In the 19thand early 20th century, with the development of the new civil courts, the qadi’s function was limited to the deciding of questions involving family and religious law, and occasionally inheritance. In several Muslim countries (for example, Egypt, Tunisia, and Turkey) the office of qadi was eliminated when Sharia courts were abolished (in Turkey, in the 1930’s; and in Egypt and Tunisia, in the 1950’s).

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I expect the commitment of at least 10 out of the 12 lenders" who have expressed interest, Qudah said.
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Kuwait's Minister of Commerce and Industry and Khalid Al-Roudan held the talks with Jordan's Minister of Industry Trade and Supply Yarub Qudah on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East and North Africa at the Dead Sea.
Qudah explained the role the corporation plays in promoting Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Jordan - which make up 97% of the Kingdom's overall business.
launch took place at a ceremony held in Aqaba under the patronage of Prime Minister Marouf Bakhit, who deputized Minister of Transport Mohannad Qudah to the event
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The initiative seeks to establish a framework of finding solutions to enter and promote products from the UAE and Jordan to other regions, said Saed Al Awadi, EDC chief executive officer and Yaroub Qudah, chief executive officer, Jordanian Enterprise Development Corporation, after signing the deal.
Jordan is a key base for reconstruction in Syria and Iraq due to its proximity to the war-ravaged countries, Qudah said, pointing to Free Trade Agreements in place to access the African market in view of the experience India enjoys in those markets.