In early 1989, a number of Jordanian publishers called for the establishment of a union that would defend their interests and raise the level of the publishing industry and the profession of distribution. After lengthy meetings, the founders came up with a statute that they submitted for approval to the Ministry of Interior. Establishment “until the approval of His Excellency the Minister of Culture, according to his letter No. S / 6/1969, dated 6/14/1993 AD, to register the federation as a cultural association under the Law of Associations and Charitable Organizations No. 33 of 1966, under No. 109.