Amman Mayor: BRT project to be completed on time


Published: 2020-04-14 12:09

Last Updated: 2021-03-08 04:07

Amman Mayor: BRT project to be completed on time
Amman Mayor: BRT project to be completed on time

The resumption of construction work on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) infrastructure projects is to efficiently make the best use of the current circumstances of the coronavirus, with the strictly limited number of vehicles that allowed work for longer hours, Amman Mayor Yousef Shawarbeh said late Monday, April 13.

In an interview with Jordan TV, Shawarbeh said the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) is committed to a timetable for completing the BRT’s infrastructure works by the end of the current year, and to make it operational by late 2021.

"GAM is working on the Amman Vision Investment and Development Company (AVID) projects, in line with His Majesty King Abdullah’s directives to prepare for what is going to happen after the coronavirus crisis," he added, stressing that all capabilities must be steered to bring our country out of the crisis safely.

The official pointed out that the GAM was one of the first institutions to prepare for the crisis and began to provide supplies and needs while preparing teams to deal with the most difficult cases and with a rapid response, saluting all its workers for having commitment and a great sense of responsibility.

As for the hazardous health-care waste of hospitals and isolated buildings, Shawarbeh said GAM designated a special team for waste disposal and sterilizing the waste bins, under the supervision of the Ministry of Environment.

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