Roman ruin city of Jerash gears up to attract investment

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AMMAN — A committee comprising five municipal presidents was formed to coordinate on local investments in the Roman ruin city of Jerash, mayor Mohammad Abu Rumman said.اضافة اعلان

The committee is chaired by Abu Rumman and includes Jerash council and experts specialized in investments in the governorate, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.

Abu Rumman told Al-Mamlaka that the committee aims at attracting and encouraging investments in Jerash and facilitating the work of investors by removing any potential obstacles they may face.

Poverty blights 20.3% of Jerash’s 262,100 people. Unemployment is estimated at 21.1%, while the per capita income is JD1,740 said Maysoun Al-Khasawneh, an assistant governor involved in development.

She said attracting investment to the governorate and launching new projects would mitigate the poverty and unemployment rates.

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