October 29, 2020
On Oct.28th, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a Record of Discussions with the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for the Project for formulating tourism development master plan in Petra region, a technical cooperation project for development planning.
The project aims to contribute to the promotion of resilient and sustainable tourism development in the area surrounding the world famous Petra ruins through formulating a comprehensive tourism development master plan. The project will contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goals 8 and 12.
Details for the project are provided below.
|Country||Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan|
|Project title||Project for formulating Tourism Development Master Plan in Petra region|
|Planned implementation period||48 months|
|Executing agency||Petra Development and Tourism Region Authority (PDTRA)|
|Target region||Petra region|
|Specific project details (provisional)||Formulating a sustainable Tourism Development Master Plan through capacity building of PDTRA, multiple pilot projects (demonstration experiments), and presenting the Master Plan to other regions in Jordan and neighboring countries as a role model for regional tourism development.|