JFDZ, Banan Beach sign deal for Dead Sea project

Jordan Free Development Zones Group. (Photo: Jordan News)

AMMAN — The Jordan Free and Development Zones Group (JFDZ) and Banan Beach Resort (BBR) of the UAE on Monday signed a deal to develop a new beach project at the Dead Sea Development Zone, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The project features a tourism camp housing restaurants, swimming pools, and chalets with different sizes, as well as a gym and other therapeutic services.

Development Zones Director Arwa Hiyari said after signing the deal with BBR owner Banan Abdalla that the deal combines Emirati and Jordanian expertise with a preliminary investment of JD4 million by BBR.

She said JFDZ spares no effort to explore efficient ways to support the Jordanian economy within the national strategy to attract new investments, stressing the project’s importance in diversifying the tourism product.

The project will also provide new services for Dead Sea visitors and create job opportunities, she pointed out.

For his part, Abdalla underscored JFDZ’s efforts to attract investments, noting the importance of the facilities and incentives it offered, which helped to transfer United Arab Emirates’ expertise to the Dead Sea. He also said the investment will be followed by other tourism projects.

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