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Plan on the anvil to turn Aqaba into smart city — ASEZA chief

By JT - Nov 25,2021 - Last updated at Nov 25,2021

AMMAN — The Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) is planning a new comprehensive blueprint for 2022-2042 that aims to turn Aqaba into a smart city, Chief Commissioner Nayef Bakhit said on Wednesday. 

During the inauguration of a workshop, co-organised by the Arab Smart Cities Forum, the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) and ASEZA, Bakhit said that the plan to turn Aqaba into a smart city aims to reduce time and efforts and increase the revenues of the national economy, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. 

During the workshop, titled "Changing into smart cities: The best way to improve the quality of life", Amman Mayor Yousef Shawarbeh said that GAM has prepared a strategic plan with related to the environment, energy, infrastructure and transport. 

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