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Dead Sea attracting more and more visitors

July 5 - The Dead Sea Development Company (DSDC) is scheduled to announce two large-scale projects with investment plans that will exceed JD60 million, officials in the company said on Wednesday.

Amwaj International, a Jordanian real estate developer, will invest JD50 million to build a resort at the Dead Sea Development Area, according to the DSDC Chief Executive Officer Taha Zboun.

In addition, Amman-based Thuraya Company will launch a JD14 million investment project in the area. Zboun commented, "The Dead Sea area is attracting investors."

The DSDC, the investment arm for the Development Zones Commission, signed a JD1 million agreement with the US-based Sasaki Consortium yesterday, to draw up the area's master plan and pave the way for larger investment flow into the Dead Sea Development Area (DSDA).

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