Published: 2019-03-05 10:59
Last Updated: 2019-03-05 11:10
The Minister of State for Investment, Muhannad Shehadeh, stressed on the importance of attracting major investments to Ajloun, and to distribute the gains fairly on all development areas.
Shehadeh noted that the implementation of the project, which began in 2015, will contribute to reducing poverty and unemployment and provide opportunities for unemployed youth.
He said that the cable car project will include a conference hall, a hotel, villas, restaurants, and cafes, pointing out, that it will be a breakthrough for the rest of the development areas in the province.
The Chairman of the Parliamentary Tourism and Antiquities Committee, Andre Hawari, and a number of members of the Committee met with members of the local community, entrepreneurs and those interested in tourism affairs and discussed the main challenges facing the tourism sector.
Hawari pointed out that the meeting aimed at finding suitable solutions to the problems facing the tourism sector and identifying the problems facing the implementation of the cable car project.
The Chairman of Development Zones, Dr. Khalaf Hamisat, said that such projects will attract investors.
Secretary-General of Tourism, Issa Gammoh, said that JOD 710 thousand have been allocated to develop tourist products, adding that developing the infrastructure is underway.
The Deputy Director-General for Development Zones, Eng. Amal Zanoun, presented the details of the project and its cost, noting that it is going to be the first cable cars project in the Kingdom.
A number of entrepreneurs and those interested in tourism and environmental affairs demanded the implementation of the Ring Road project and the facilitation of transactions related to tourism and environmental projects.