publish date 2023-01-16 10:25:07
Compass – The executive program for the vision of economic modernization approved by the government in the quality of life axis in the urban development and quality of life sectors identified 9 initiatives and 31 priorities, at a total cost of 66 million dinars for the years 2023 and 2025, of which 18 million dinars for the current year.
In the urban development sector; Seeking An initiative to encourage investment and partnership with the private sector in urban development projectsTo prepare designs and documents, put forward and refer the tender for the construction of the new Irbid Central Market, through the Greater Irbid Municipality, in addition to preparing tender documents, offering and referring the Amman Central Market Development Project, by the Greater Amman Municipality during the current year.
It includes priorities An initiative to adopt the standards and concepts of future cities During the year 2023, the Prime Ministry will prepare detailed studies for the new city, implement the national urban policy by the Ministry of Local Administration, amend the land use regulation system and its amendments No. 6 of 2007, review and amend the Cities and Villages Regulation Law and its emanating regulations in order to implement the standards of future cities, and establish a secretariat Amman Urban Observatory platform for Oman data, preparing a study to connect suburbs with rapid bus routes / Greater Amman Municipality, preparing a study to find smart solutions for traffic, modernizing the Aqaba Special Economic Zone, the master plan for land use in Aqaba 2022-2032 and in line with the green growth approach and smart cities.
Include priorities Initiative to promote the use of urban planning tools and their inclusion in the (GI) system In 2023, the Ministry of Local Administration will update the 2007 land use map at the national level, and prepare and approve the legal framework for managing and dealing with hazardous materials by the Ministry of Interior.
As for the years 2024 and 2025, the priorities of the initiatives include starting the construction of infrastructure and facilities for the new Irbid Central Market, by the Greater Irbid Municipality and the Ministry of Local Administration, the implementation of the Greater Amman Municipality tender for the development of the Amman Central Market, the completion of the Prime Minister’s detailed studies for the new city, and the implementation of the Ministry of Local Administration The national urban policy, the Greater Amman Municipality preparing an executive plan for the results of a study to find smart solutions for traffic, the Ministry of Local Administration completing the 2007 land use map update at the national level, the Ministry of Environment updating the hazardous waste management code, in addition to preparing and approving the legal framework for the management and dealings of the Ministry of Interior with hazardous materials in 2025.
And in the quality of life sector is targeted An initiative to improve Jordan’s rank in international reportsPrepared by the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, an action plan to improve Jordan’s rank in the Legatum indicators of prosperity and quality of life in 2023, while the priorities of the initiative include improving the urban transport infrastructure, completing the Greater Amman Municipality, the BRT Amman-Zarqa bus rapid transit project, and the project to develop the urban transportation system. Public transport in Oman (Waslat Tariq), the development of the computerized national model for public transport services, the implementation of the rapid-frequency bus project in its second phase, the development of joint transport services, and the implementation of smart transport systems to improve public transport service, in cooperation with the Land Transport Regulatory Authority, which will establish a base project Data for public transport in 2023.
As for An initiative to develop a new model of low-cost housing In 2023, it will include preparing studies for the construction of low-cost housing units by the Housing and Urban Development Corporation, while the priorities of the investment promotion initiative and partnership with the private sector will include projects related to improving the quality of life.
The Ministries of Youth and Culture must review and develop the culture strategy and the youth strategy in the same year, and implement them in 2024.
In 2024 and 2025, the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation will complete the implementation of an action plan to improve Jordan’s rank in the Legatum indicators of prosperity and quality of life, complete the Amman Municipality and implement smart transport systems to improve public transport service, in cooperation with the Land Transport Regulatory Authority, operating BRT Amman rapid buses. Zarqa, the implementation of the rapid-frequency bus project in its second phase, and the development of joint transportation services, while the station area and the Raghadan complex will be studied and developed, and environmentally friendly recreational parks will be established in cooperation with the municipalities.
The Housing and Urban Development Corporation is also completing studies to construct low-cost housing units.
Late last month, the Council of Ministers approved the executive program for the vision of economic modernization (2023-2025 priorities).
It adopted criteria to determine the priorities of the executive program in terms of readiness, provision of financing, alignment with the matrix of economic reforms and sustainable development goals, and contribution to providing added value for growth and employment.
The program comes as a practical translation of the vision of economic modernization, including its priority initiatives, projects, policies and procedures, which will be implemented by ministries and government institutions, so that the priorities document for the years 2023-2025 will be a starting point for subsequent executive programs, and a basis for contributing to reaching the goals of the 2033 vision for growth. Providing job and investment opportunities.
The program included 183 initiatives, which were selected from among about 380 initiatives that will be implemented through 418 priorities, at a total cost of 2.3 billion dinars until the end of 2025, of which 670 million dinars during 2023.
The program includes reviewing, amending and approving 46 pieces of legislation, action plans to improve Jordan’s ranking in international indicators and reports, and priorities related to women’s economic empowerment.
The program sets macroeconomic targets for the year 2025, which are represented in raising the growth rate of gross domestic product at constant prices to 3 percent, gradually increasing the volume of exports to about 9,713 million dinars, and raising net foreign direct investment to about 1,092 million dinars.
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