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Google agrees $10m deal with Jordanian government

The Jordanian information and communications technology ministry has signed a $10m agreement with Google, through which the internet giant is to support Jordanian organisations efforts to promote their products and services using Google's advertising platforms. As part of the agreement, Google is to reinvest 25% of the amount back into the local Jordanian market, growing local Jordanian digital media start ups, incubation venture capital, angel funding of the information technology sector and potentially training students in online advertising.