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Investment Council approves development projects in six governorates

By JT - Feb 18,2019 - Last updated at Feb 18,2019

AMMAN — The Investment Council on Monday approved eight comprehensive development projects in Maan, Tafileh, Salt, Madaba, Amman and Mafraq governorates.

Talks during the meeting chaired by Prime Minister Omar Razzaz also covered the council’s plans and programmes designated to stimulate the investment environment along with the measures to resolve obstacles being faced by investors.

The premier stressed the important role of media in showing the growing volume of Jordan’s investments.

He noted that the Department of Statistics has conducted economic surveys to identify the scale of these investments, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. 

For its part, the Jordan Investment Commission underscored that 406 investment projects amounting to JD788 million were registered in 2018, anticipating that these projects will create 12,312 job opportunities, according to data provided by the owners of these projects. 

Razzaz checked on the workflow at the investment window, underscoring the necessity of helping investors and speeding up transactions, Petra added.

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