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King Visits Ministry of Public Works and Housing
Amman, 5 May 2003

His Majesty King Abdullah II affirmed the importance of providing the necessary support to implement road and housing projects by the Ministry of Public Works and Housing so to reflect positively on services provided to citizens.

During a visit to the Ministry of PublicWorks and Housing, His Majesty called for implementing the strategy plan put by the ministry to open roads in the Kingdom to deal with the investment activities and development that Jordan is witnessing.

King Abdullah, who chaired a meeting at the ministry in the presence of the ministers of Royal Court and planning and heads of the education ministry's departments, underlined the importance of supporting housing projects for the under-privileged. He also noted the importance of stimulating the construction sector in Jordan and back its competitiveness in implementing major projects in the region.

Minister of Public Works and Housing Hosni Abu Ghaida also reviewed during the meeting, the major accomplishments of his ministry. He also presented a briefing on the current and future projects on the ministry.