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JIEC grants JD21m tender for first phase of Zarqa Industrial City

1. Zarqa free zone
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AMMAN — The Jordan Industrial Estates Company’s Board of Directors on Saturday granted the tender for the implementation of the first phase of Zarqa Industrial City to a local contracting company, at a total cost of JD21 million, according to Al-Mamlaka TV. اضافة اعلان

At a recent board meeting, the company stressed that the government’s priorities in 2021–2023 include granting the tender to a local contracting company and starting the implementation of the project, with the aim of achieving development in various regions of the Kingdom, providing more job opportunities for Jordanian youth, and making Jordanian industrial cities the ideal environment for industrial investment.
... The industrial city of Zarqa is expected to attract investments in several fields, such as food, chemical, packaging, and engineering ...
Director-General of the Jordan Industrial Estates Company Omar Joeid said that the first phase of the project includes the development of 1,116 dunums, out of 4,700 dunums of the total area of Zarqa city, in several stages.

He said that excavation works and the allotment of industrial plots will be carried out, in addition to the infrastructure pertaining to water, electricity, communications, street lighting, firefighting, and administrative buildings, which include service buildings and water tanks. The implementation of the first phase is expected to extend to approximately three years, according to Joeid.

He stressed the importance of establishing an industrial city in the Zarqa area, some 30km to the east of the city of Zarqa, on the way to Azraq, and 15km from the free zone area in Zarqa.

Once ready, the industrial city of Zarqa is expected to attract investments in several fields, such as food, chemical, packaging, and engineering, Joeid said. 


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