Invest in Aqaba

Business Council for International Understanding


June 24, 2014
9:00am - 12:30pm


Midtown Manhattan

New York NY

On behalf of The Business Council for International Understanding, ABANA is please to invite its members to attend a seminar presenting opportunities in the Aqaba Special Economic Zones (ASEZ), Jordan’s emerging port city, for investment, tourism, manufacturing, trade, and commercial and residential real estate.

To RSVP or to schedule a one-on-one meeting with a member of the delegation, contact Liam Morgan at 212-490-0460 or

Seminar: 9 AM – 11 AM
Networking Reception: 11 AM – 12:30 PM
Hosted by Citi

Featured Speakers:

His Excellency Dr. Kamel Mahadin
Chief Commissioner, Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) and
Chairman of the Board, Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC)

His Excellency Dr. Umayya Toukan
Minister of Finance
Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

The Honorable Stuart E. Jones
Ambassador of the United States to Jordan
U.S. Embassy Amman

Her Excellency Dr. Alia Hatoug Bouran [TBC]
Ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the United States
Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Accompanied by a delegation from Aqaba’s private sector:

Mr. Bashar Abu Rumman
Vice President
Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC)

Mr. Emad Kilani
Chief Executive Officer
Al Maabar Jordan

Mr. Sheldon Fink
Chief Executive Officer
PBI Aqaba Industrial Estate LLP

Mr. Mahmoud Zuaiter
Chief Executive Officer
Tala Bay

Mr. Nael Kabarity
Jordan Chamber of Commerce

Mr. Ahamad Armoush
Group Chairman
Jordan National Shipping Lines