Diwanieh initiative, a Leaders of Tomorrow initiative that was launched October 1st 2012, has hosted the first public debate in Jordan. Diwanieh-Amman is hosting two key speakers to debate on the recent fuel uprising decision. Dr. Jawad Al Anani, economist and ex-minister of exterior, and Dr. Khaled Al Wazani, economist, will debate each other on this topic with as moderator Ms. Jumana Gheinmat, from Al Ghad Newspaper.
This topic is currently one of the pressing and contentious issue in Jordan as several riots and unrest has taking place after the measurements taken by the government to raise the prices of fuel drastically.
It is for the first time in Jordan that a debate between local leaders and young activists is brought to the street. The event is organized Diwanieh – Amman and took place from 6 PM to 8 PM Rainbow Street, Jebel Amman.