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Ensour chairs governorates fund meeting
By Petra - Nov 28,2012 - Last updated at Nov 28,2012
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.
The second phase of EU-funded Jordan Services Modernisation Programme (JSMP) will be launched in May, Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO) Chief Executive Officer Yarub Qudah said on Monday.
The Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO) and the Hashemite Fund for Badia Development (HFBD) on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding to carry out productive schemes in the badia region to improve residents’ living conditions.
The Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO) is prepared to finance and invest in development and income-generating projects under the legal framework of the Governorates’ Development Fund (GDF), JEDCO CEO Yarub Qudah said on Saturday.
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