Hani Hazaimeh has been working as the Managing Editor as well as the Business Development Manager at the Saudi leading English Daily Arab News for the past one year. Before that, he worked as a senior reporter/ editor the The Jordan Times, Jordan's only Political English-language daily newspaper, since 2000. The Jordan Times provides comprehensive coverage and analysis of national, regional and world events on a daily basis and is considered one of the most important English language sources of cultural, economic, social and political information in the Arab world. Besides the Jordan Times, Hani has written for a variety of publications such as Venture Magazine, Hatem Magazine, Ammonnews website, Al Rai Daily, the largest daily newspaper in Jordan and the US most popular news website Huffington Post. He worked as the official translator of the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation. Born and raised in Jordan, Hani spent two years at Prince Faisal College, one year at The Defence Language Institute in the US and graduated with an English Language Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language.
Corruption is an obstacle for businesses operating or planning to invest in Jordan. However, the government’s determination to eradicate it could be the magic potion to restore investors’ confidence and start new businesses in a country with a population of 10 million, creating jobs for the hundreds of thousands of unemployed.