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Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA)

ASEZAThe Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) is the financially and administratively autonomous institution responsible for the management, regulation, and the development of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone (ASEZ).

The Aqaba Special Economic Zone ASEZA سلطة منطقة العقبة الاقتصادية الخاصةwas inaugurated in 2001 as an initiative by the Jordanian government to ensure that Aqaba’s commercial and cultural prominence develops to be a regional hub for trade, tourism, and culture.

Six ministerial – level commissioners, each responsible for a major area of regulatory or operational activity, govern the ASEZ.

ASEZA is a service – oriented organization offering one – stop assistance covering all investment needs.

The Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) is the autonomous ASEZ management, regulation and development institution. It offers integrated services and assistance to every concerned business and ensures all governing laws and regulations of ASEZ are made public.

In 2002, ASEZA adopted a comprehensive Master Plan that encompasses development activities in the Zone for the promotion of portal, urban, tourist, commercial, academic and other investment sectors. Developed planning already covers many special areas such as:

  • Port Areas

The Aqaba Port Areas include the Main Port, the Container Port and the Southern Industrial Port. According to the Master Plan, a common location - the Main Port- is established to merge the three existing port area activities into one expanded entertainment, residential, hotel and cruises service center.

  • Coral Costal Zone

The Coral Costal Zone is undergoing a wide residential, hotel and entertainment facilities construction process for the development of an advanced community resort, with respect to relative beach and coral reef protection requirements.

The Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) is the partner #1 of the MEDSEATIES project.



Abdullah WALEED