The Council of Ministers issues a number of incentives to invest in Al_Tafila Industrial Estate
At its meeting held on Wednesday, the Council of Ministers issues headed by Prime Minister Dr. Bisher Al Khasawneh, a number of incentives to invest in Al_ Tafila Industrial Estate.
This decision was a result of a visit to Al _ Tafila industrial estate by the Prime Minister, accompanied by the ministerial team last month. During this visit, it was decided to give incentives to those who want to invest, with the aim of providing a new employment opportunity for the citizens of Al _ Tafila city.
The resolution included subsidizing electricity prices for small and medium investments in Al_ Tafila Industrial Estate.
so that the definition of small and medium industries adopted by the Energy and Minerals Authority is adopted.
And launching a program implemented by the Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation JEDCO, to support electricity bill for enterprises located in the city Through the Support and Development Fund for Industry.
Based on this, A memorandum of understanding (MOU) will be signed between the
Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO) and the Jordan Industrial Estates Company ( JIEC) order to implement this program. The electricity bill from the electricity distribution company will also be reduced according to the established ratios, And supply the value of electric tariff spreads periodically to the Jordan Industrial Estates Company (JIEC) which in turn will supply invoices to the Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO), to pay the difference in support to the electricity distribution company.
The resolution also included Al_Tafila Industrial Estate in the satellite factory programme. The Ministry of Labour cooperates with the Authority for the Development of Professional and Technical skills applying the program support of productive branches related to the support and employment of local workers at 50% of the minimum wage, plus 25 JOD/monthly for social security and 25 JOD/monthly for transportation to the Al_ Tafila industrial estate . A MOU will be signed with Jordan Industrial Estates Company (JIEC),to renew the application of this clause for five years.
The Ministry of Labour will also include new employees in the companies operating in Al _ Tafila Industrial estate in the National Employment Programme and in accordance with the principles and standards adopted therein.
The resolution also supported the cost of port duties at Aqaba port for goods manufactured in Tafileh Industrial Estate. A MOU will be signed between the Jordan Industrial Estates Company (JIEC) , the Jordan Industrial Ports Company ( JIPC ) and the Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO) , to cover 50% of the cost of handling sure that the Jordan Industrial Ports Company ( JIPC ) based on the Jordan Industrial Estates Company correspondence to confirm that the company is located within Al Tafila Industrial Estate , Includes shipment manifest in order to reduce the handling cost .
the Jordan Industrial Ports Company ( JIPC ) will therefore submit the claims to the Jordan Industrial Estates Company, which in turn will submit them to the Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO) for coverage.
The resolution stipulated that the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply and the Jordan Industrial Estates Company should be accredited as reference bodies for implementing the decision.