The Investment Promotion and Industrial Estates Agency team, received today the Turkish Consul General in Jerusalem H.E. Mr. Ahmet Riza Demirer, The Governor of Jenin Major General Akram Rajoub and Jenin Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Jenin Indusrial Free Zone.
The delegation expressed their gratitude and appreciation for the efforts of the government and the Agency in completing 63 % of the external infrastructure and the first phase of internal infrastructure despite the existing challenges, particularly, the COVID 19 pandemic and the restrictions imposed by the occupying power on importing materials and equipment’s needed for construction from the global markets. The Turkish Consul General expressed the support of the Republic of Turkey for the project, and reiterated their commitment to approving a budget of 35MUSD for TOPS company to complete the internal infrastructure. The Turkish Consul General expressed the support by his government to Turkish companies investing in Jenin Industrial Zone. Mr. Demirer considered the JIZ to be one that is established on Turkish soil.
Once fully operational, it is expected that the Free Industrial Zone will provide 9,000 direct jobs and in total of 54,000 direct and indirect jobs