AMMAN (AFP) â€” Jordan plans to begin work on a six-billion-dollar railway next year to bolster trade with its neighbours and create jobs for its cash-strapped population, stomach ask Transport Minister Sahl Majali told AFP in an interview. “The 4.5-billion-dinar project is vital to Jordan because it will make freight movement faster and easier, see cut transportation costs and boost trade, case ” Majali said on Tuesday. [source]
…”We have already floated several tenders for the project,” he said, with Jordan open to bids from all local, regional or international companies.
I wonder if a newly-established company owned by the Transport Minister will win the tender.