GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Real Estate and Retail

 
  Share

His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi: New road network to encourage urbanization

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 12 January, 2017: His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), attended the official opening of the Amman Development Road. The road network connects the capital with the surrounding cities, easing the movement of passengers and goods between Jordan and the countries of the GCC region.

In line with the framework of the 2013 UAE government grant to the Gulf Development Fund valued at AED4.6 billion (US$1.25 billion), ADFD contributed AED320 million (US$87 million) – 50 percent of AED620 million (US$169 million) that is the total value of the project.

His Excellency Imad N Fakhoury, Jordan's Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, His Excellency Sami Halaseh, Jordan's Minister of Public Works and Housing, His Excellency Bilal Al Bdour, UAE Ambassador to Jordan, and several Jordanian senior officials were present at the opening ceremony.

Praising the new development, His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi said: “the 48 km, Amman Development Road encourages sustainable urbanization of cities close to the capital, and links travellers and truckers with international routes.”

He added: “One of many collaborations between the UAE and Jordan, this project is a clear demonstration of the strong historic ties our two governments enjoy. ADFD remains committed to funding key economic sectors in Jordan – specifically to develop, modernize and expand infrastructure.”

For his part, His Excellency Sami Halaseh highlighted the impact of the Road in reducing transportation costs, and improving access to agricultural and industrial areas. Furthermore, he commended the UAE government on its continued support of Jordan's development agenda through ADFD's strategy of long-term sustainable growth.

Since 1974, ADFD has successfully funded 31 development projects in Jordan valued at approximately AED5.7 billion.


Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 8217 times
Posted on : Thursday, January 12, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Gulf Craft Announces Partnership with Germany-based Yacht Dealer, Drettmann
Next Story : His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan Unveils ADFD's AED103 Million Kufranjah Dam Project
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Basant Festival Celebration at Skyline University College
Chloe introduces the Daisy children's sunglass collection
Review of Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer.
Grand Optics exclusive: MARNI eyewear collection
Filorga to introduce Nutri-Filler Lips in the UAE
‘Go Ahead, Love the Sun' with COÉGA Sunwear's Spring/Summer 2017 collection
A Two-Beat Rhythm from RAYMOND WEIL The World's Most Beautiful Dance Sets The Tu...
Dunkin' Donuts celebrates the launch of new premium donuts in the month of love
Doha Bank achieves recertification to ISO20000-2011, 10 years in a row
Ericsson at Mobile World Congress 2017: demonstrating how the digital world has ...
Mouawad - Royale Rings: Masterpieces Fit for a Queen
Clikon launches “MyLight” rechargeable LED flashlight
#NoFilter: Just High Definition Clean for Our Clothes
Middle East poised for debut of new INFINITI Q60 Red Sport 400
GUESS Spring/Summer 2017 Collection
Introducing The Levi's® 501® Skinny
Malabar Gold & Diamonds' opened its 11th showroom in Saudi Arabia at Jubail & Re...
Al Ghurair Rayhaan and Al Ghurair Arjaan by Rotana Pre-valentines Event
Ulysse Nardin InnoVision 2: undisputed pioneer of innovations in timekeeping
L'Oréal Group International Sustainability Workshop hits Dubai
Sharjah Biennial 13: Opening Week Programme Release
With Love On Mother's Day
Summertown Interiors recognised by Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry for CSR
Tissot T-Race MotoGPTM Automatic Limited Edition 2017
Intimissimi Italian lingerie presents the Valentine's Day Collection
Re-Salons and Spas Valentine's event
PUMA and Daily Paper tap into African Heritage, keeping it fresh for Spring-Summ...
Bridging refinement and watchmaking know-how Corum Golden Bridge Rectangle
CH Carolina Herrera: Byzantine Bag Collection
Great Britain One Pro Cycling Team visit F&F Store for Styling Tips
UAE's IVF sector will cross US$ 1.50 billion, in a global market worth $27 billi...
LG and Google Partner to Develop First Android Wear 2.0 Watches
Roderer launches bespoke Trophy line in Dubai
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority Outlines 2017 Strategy on Back of A...
Nissan Reports Nine-Month Results for Fiscal Year 2016
Louis Moinet celebrates 200 years of the chronograph
Lufthansa Technik Middle East begins operations at Dubai South
Start a love affair with DUNE LONDON - Dune London SS17
Calzedonia Valentine's Day 2017 Straight to your heart
Ulysse Nardin North Sea Minute Repeater
Etihad Airways Invites Fashion's Elite to Celebrate the Launch of ‘Runway to Runway'
Mom, A title just above queen - Mother's Day gift guide
Majestic win for Sheikh Hamdan's falcon ‘Ghaith' in ‘Fakhr Al Ajyal' Championshi...
Great Success of 17th Edition of Indiasoft 2017
Global auto aftermarket players turn to Automechanika Dubai 2017 amid upward tre...
MRM falcon is fastest in qualifying round of RC Airplane (Sheikhs category) of F...
Dubai's Deputy Ruler Opens World's Largest Power Show
Runway Anywhere and Everywhere: the Michael Kors Collection Fall 2017 Runway Sho...
130 showrooms,14 countries. Inspiring milestones in a short span of 30 years by ...
Creativity and Culture at the Core of Khazzan X Cadillac's First Exhibition