Richard Melson

April 2006

Standard Chartered Bank

http://www.standardchartered.com/jo

Please find attached the daily news letter as of the 18th of April 2006

(See attached file: dailynewsletter FOR 18-04-2006.doc)

Best Regards,

Bashar Faraj

Global Markets Standard Chartered Bank - Jordan

Tel. +9626562 4003 Fax.+9626562 4005

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Standard Chartered is an international bank, focused on the established and emerging markets of Asia, Africa, the Middle East & Latin America.

It has significant operations in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, , Thailand, India, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates and in sub-Sahran Africa. This extensive global network has over 600 branches in more than 56 countries and assets of approximately US$90 billion. With a presence in Asia and Africa that goes back nearly 150 years, Standard Chartered has an in-depth understanding of, and long term commitment to, the emerging markets. Key businesses are Consumer Banking –primarily credit cards, mortgages, personal loans and wealth management and Wholesale Banking, where the Bank specializes in the provision of cash management, trade finance, treasury and custody services.

In Jordan Standard Chartered Grindlays Bank is the oldest bank, having first operations in 1925, and today has the largest branch network of any international Bank with five branches in Amman, one in Irbid and one in Aqaba, offering an extensive range of products and services for personal customers, local companies, multinational corporates and financial institutions.

Our main objective is to offer outstanding value to our customers by providing a knowledgeable, efficient and reliable service in a personal, helpful and responsive manner.

The central service philosophy is the professional consultative approach we take with each customer. By getting to know you better, we can identify your needs and match them with quality products which suit you best.

Standard Chartered Grindlays Bank is seriously committed to helping you manage your money in the best possible way.

If you need further information about us,

please do not hesitate to email us or call us at 00962-6-5607201 in Jordan.

We will be delighted to be of service to you.

Daily News Letter 18/04/2006

Attachment: dailynewsletterFOR18-04-2006.doc (0.28 MB)

Bashar.Faraj@jo.standardchartered.com

Tuesday, April 18, 2006