AMMAN — Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour on Wednesday chaired a meeting of the Governorates Development Fund’s committee and was briefed on the progress of work and challenges facing the fund.

During the meeting, attended by Minister of Industry and Trade Hatem Halawani, Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO) CEO Yarub Qudah outlined the fund’s operating mechanism and the measures taken by the corporation to accelerate the implementation of its projects.

He noted that JEDCO has completed work on the evaluation and eligibility criteria to determine which projects should benefit from the fund.

Qudah added that the fund has approved investments in a number of projects, noting that feasibility studies have been conducted for 21 projects across the Kingdom.