AREC says new city project supports future sustainable development

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AMMAN — The new smart city project is strategic and supports the future of the Kingdom’s sustainable development, the Arab Renewable Energy Commission (AREC) said in a statement on Wednesday, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra. اضافة اعلان

According to AREC Secretary General Muhammad Al-Taani, The project will create thousands of job opportunities for youth and attract large investments.

The project, the statement said, requires building factories, universities, parks, schools, and markets. And considering that sustainable cities have become a “modern requirement”, the project must also have the infrastructure for electric cars, alternative energy, bioenergy, and wastewater recycling.

Smart cities also reduces traffic jams and congestion, the statement said. And Tanni added, "The project will provide an advanced transportation network based on renewable energy and green hydrogen," it indicated.

Taani also added that he hopes that three sustainable cities in the northern, southern, and central regions of the Kingdom are established.

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