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Ensour presses JIEC on industrial estates in governorates

By Petra - May 19,2014 - Last updated at May 19,2014

AMMAN — Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour on Monday directed the Jordan Industrial Estate Corporation (JIEC) to speed up work on studies and designs for new industrial estates in the governorates in order to arrive at the tendering process as quickly as possible. At a meeting, attended by JIEC’s  Director General Loai Suhweil and other concerned officials, the premier also called for speeding up work on the initial stages in order to ready the estates for receiving early  investments. After a briefing about JIEC’s plans to set up industrial estates in the governorates, Ensour stressed that the government will provide all necessary facilities as well as incentives for investment projects at industrial estates, especially in the governorates of Salt, Mafraq, Madaba, Zarqa, Tafileh, Jerash and Ajloun, in accordance with the Royal directives. The premier highlighted the importance of investments in the governorates for bringing about sustainable development, providing work opportunities for young Jordanians and ensure technology transfer. Suhweil spoke about obstacles and measures that are deemed necessary to facilitate the corporation’s plans.

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