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Turkish trade attaché, JFDZG discuss investment opportunities

By JT - Dec 24,2017 - Last updated at Dec 24,2017

AMMAN — Turkish Trade Attaché in Amman Nil Gökçe on Sunday met with the Jordan Free and Development Zones Group (JFDZG) Director General Ahmad Halaiqa, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

During the meeting, Gökçe and Halaiqa discussed investment opportunities at the Dead Sea Development Zone and the Queen Alia Airport’s free zone.

According to JFDZG, the attaché’s visit came as part of acquainting Turkish companies with the investment opportunities and to continue discussions between the group and Turkish businesspeople that were launched in Istanbul.

Halaiqa outlined the natural, geographic and investment features at both zones, noting that the airport’s free zone will be “the best” investment zone in the Middle East.

He also shared tourism features and investment opportunities at the Dead Sea which “attained a place of its own on the world tourism and investment map”.

For her part, Gökçe stressed the importance of cooperation between the Turkish Trade Consulate in Amman and JFDZG to promote the Dead Sea region in the fields of tourism, healthcare and industry that are highly feasible.

She highlighted the Turkish expertise in the field of cosmetics and tourism industries, in addition to the opportunities to benefit from the Turkish and EU markets and attracting Turkish investors.


The attaché added that the free zone at the airport is a “step forward” for the free trade of the region.

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