Fakhouri: JOD244 Million, Total Value of Projects Underway in Aqaba

تم نشره في Sat 27 August / Aug 2016. 12:00 AM

AMMAN — A government team headed by Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Imad Fakhouri on Thursday reviewed progress of work in the 2016 Aqaba development program.

The minister outlined measures taken by the government to implement the program, adding that the value of government projects for public institutions in 2016 stands at JOD244 million, including JOD120 million for capital projects for ministries and JOD114 million as allocations for capital projects in the Aqaba Special Economic Zone, Aqaba Development Company and Aqaba Water Company.

Fakhouri also pointed to projects that have been implemented by the his ministry through the economic and social productivity program.

He said the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation had contacted the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) to finance the establishment of the Wadi Araba public hospital at a cost of JOD25 million.