Tender floated for establishing Jordan-Iraq economic city

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AMMAN Jordan and Iraq are moving forward in plans to establish a joint economic city, with officials of the two countries announcing on Sunday the issuing of an international tender to establish the city — the first of its kind among Arab nations.اضافة اعلان

The tender is being floated by the Iraqi-Jordanian Company for Industry and is open for bidding by interested international parties specialized in the construction of economic cities, development zones, and free zones, local news outlets reported.

The tender is calling on such global companies to come forward to prepare studies, designs, and engineering plans and well as develop, finance, manage, invest, promote, operate, and maintain the economic city.

Project goalsMinister of Industry, Trade, and Supply and Minister of Labor Youssef Al-Shamali and Iraqi Minister of Industry and Minerals Khaled Battal Al-Najm said the project aims to bolster bilateral economic cooperation, achieve development and integration in a number of fields, provide job opportunities, attract investments, and revitalize a host of sectors.

It comes as a fruit of talks between His Majesty King Abdullah, Iraqi Prime Minister Mohamed Shia Al Sudani, and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. These discussions focused on economic cooperation and addressing challenges related to food security, supply chains, and economic productivity.

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