$39m USAID funded water infrastructure project announced

experimental water station in Amman
An experimental water station in Amman. (File photo: X/Twitter)
AMMAN — The Ministry of Water and Irrigation, in collaboration with USAID, has initiated a $39 million water infrastructure enhancement project in Jordan. This project, funded by USAID, aims to fortify the nation's water infrastructure, ensuring the efficient use of its limited water resources.اضافة اعلان

Mohammad Al-Najjar, the minister of water and irrigation, said during Tuesday's launch ceremony that this initiative aligns with the Ministry's ongoing efforts to realize the objectives of the National Water Strategy 2023-2040, Jordan News Agency, Petra reported.

He emphasized the project's core intentions: enhancing water supply and sanitation system infrastructure, boosting utilization efficiency, and heightening overall performance.

USAID’s comments
USAID Deputy Director Christopher Steele spotlighted the agency's commitment in tandem with the Ministry of Water. Their collective mission is to bolster the capabilities of water sector professionals in Jordan, ensuring proficient resource management that bestows lasting benefits across the kingdom.

Steele noted that the project's scope encompasses the modernization of water and sanitation infrastructures, fostering skill development across diverse regions, facilitating the execution of projects, and managing advanced systems sustainably.

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