Director of the First Middle East Division, Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau visits Jericho Agro Industrial Parkadmin
Jericho-Palestine October 10th 2017
A Mission of Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) led by Mr. Kashiwabara San, the Director of the First Middle East Division, Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau, Visited Jericho Agro Industrial Park, in order to gain an analysis of challenges, opportunities, and recommendations for implementing Japan Projects and improving the business-enabling environment at JAIP.
The Delegation met with the Chief Executive Officer of PIEFZA Dr. Ali Shaath, and Dr. Maher Ghnaim, Senior Coordinator for JAIP ,and JAIPCo Chairman Mr. Bassam Walweel, Eng. Said Dwaikat Member of the Board of directors, and Mr. Nasr Atyani the Company’s General Manager, as they all Appreciated the great strides Government of Japan and its people have made towards JAIP Project and its success
the Discussion mainly focused on reviewing different quality management and Operation standards for JAIP project, encompassing the Project Management, manufacturing and other service activities, along with standing on the main challenges and obstacles that stand in the way of development
the visit provided an insight into all the steps that are being undertaken to build a world-class manufacturing Environment with all services in place onsite, as PIEFZA and JAIPCo both provided a Brief about the Park, as a Palestinian project equipped with world class infrastructure, and with services in place onsite, in addition to the incentives provided to local and international investors whom are interested to invest at JAIP
and both ensured their commitment and their continues collaboration to improve processes, increase quality Management, and ensure consistent high standards of quality operations at JAIP along with the support received from Japan Government and its People.
A field visit was conducted after the meeting to the Factories. Where JAIP Tenants welcomed the delegation and gave a brief about their products: Paperpal Factory, and Al-Masra Factory