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Gov’t seeking solutions to Aqaba’s development issues

24 Jul 2019

The government is seeking solutions to Aqaba’s development issues, Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said on Tuesday, noting that the southern governorate is “making great strides” in economic, tourism and investment fields.

During a meeting with Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) Chief Commissioner Nayef Bakhit, the governorate's MPs and a number of other officials, Razzaz noted that Aqaba’s education and healthcare sectors require increased support from the relevant ministries and public institutions. The premier stressed the importance of cooperation between the Royal Medical Services and the Ministry of Health in resolving the issues of the sector in Aqaba by developing comprehensive healthcare centers that provide services around the clock, especially in remote areas such as Wadi Araba and the Disi and Quraiqera valleys. 

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