JIC is working to make the Kingdom an investment destination, says Wazani

Amman, Jan. 8 (Petra)-Chairman of the Jordan Investment Commission (JIC), Dr. Khaled Wazani, said the JIC's slogan for 2020 is development, excellence and empowerment, in a bid to make the Kingdom an investor destination.

The JIC, he affirmed, is working to develop its services to keep up with the best international practices, and excellence in promoting "feasible and promising" investment opportunities, and to put in place a single investment window with wide powers.

Wazani made the remarks as he paid a field visit Wednesday to an investment project in the medical sector, Al-Kindi Hospital, which has benefited from the Investment Law.

Wazani expressed the JIC's readiness to provide facilitations and services for investment projects with a view to developing, and empowering them, noting: "Any successful investment project in Jordan is a success story that helps us attract more investments."

For his part, the General Manager of Al-Kindi Tourism Medical Hospital, Dr. Ali Hiyasat, said the hospital contributes to creating 400 job opportunities and will work to provide 100 other jobs during 2020.

The hospitals' investment has amounted to $100 million, lauding efforts made by the JIC's staff and its follow-up on the stages of project's construction, he pointed out.

//Petra// AG