The President of the Council, Dr.
Mustafa Hamarneh stated that the council, given its consultative role, is
aiming to gather consensus with regards to the Buildings’ Regulation in Amman.
This comes following the council’s previous efforts with regards to The
Building’s Regulation for Municipalities for the year 2016, which resulted in
consensus reached amongst the various participants.
The session discussing the
Buildings’ Regulation in Amman was attended by the Minister of Municipal
Affairs, in addition to experts representing the Ministry of Municipal Affairs,
the Greater Amman Municipality, the Jordanian Engineers Association, the
Jordanian Construction Contractors Association, Jordan’s Architects
Association, and Private Hospitals Association and by independent engineering
In the session, Dr. Hamarneh
emphasized the need to consider and keep in mind the architectural and cultural
identity and heritage of the capital Amman. In addition to the importance of
encouraging investment in the construction and housing sector; which will
contribute to creating new jobs and stimulating economic growth while providing
decent housing for low income households.