Local administration allocated JD184m in general budget

Ministry of Local Administration
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AMMAN — The government has set aside JD184 million for the Ministry of Local Administration under the 2023 general budget draft law, Al-Mamlaka TV reported on Sunday.اضافة اعلان

That sum is divided into current and capital expenditures, of which the former comprises JD8 million of the ministry’s budget.

Approximately JD156 million was set aside for the ministry’s ongoing projects JD155 million for municipal development, and JD15 million for new projects.

A part of its capital project funding, JD3 million was allocated for the development of infrastructure for the central market in Irbid, and JD2 million for the central market in Amman.

For new projects, JD5 million will go to infrastructure projects in the governorates, spent through the Cities and Villages Development Bank.

An additional JD1.6 million was earmarked for the expansion of the road network in Jerash governorate, and a further JD210,000 reserved for maintenance.

Another JD305,000 was allocated to develop productive projects in Karak governorate, JD524,000 for municipality service projects in Maan governorate, and JD50,000 for construction and maintenance of buildings in Mafraq governorate.

Roughly JD270,000 was earmarked to establish traditional markets in Zarqa governorate. Service projects in Madaba and Aqaba governorates  received an allocation of JD1 million and JD645,000 respectively.

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