AMMONNEWS - The Minister of of tourism and antique , Nayef Hamede al Fayez this day , Monday, informed the details of an investment project which will be took place in archaeology place of Mukawer in Madaba with a lump sum of 25 millions JD.
The Minster of Tourism told petra, the Jordanian news agency that the visit comes to improve the archaeology place of Mukawer which is considered as one of the Christian pilgrimage sites, that Mukawer fort is in , where the head of John the Baptist was cut within the execution of an investment touristic project for one of the investors.
This improvement comes with the execution of an investment touristic project for one of the investors.
He added that the visit comes within an integral team from the General Archaeology Department and the municipality of Bani Hameda to overcome the obstacles which intercept the project and its mechanism .
He explained that the Ministry considers the investment in the site comprehensively to encourage the investment and to put it on the map of Christian Pilgrimage. He also confirmed that the Ministry is concerned of developing the site and to solve the problems which may intercept the project execution.
Jordanian Consul in Hungary, Zaid Nafa' the owner of the investment project, that the project which will be executed in Mukawer worth 25 millions Jd, it aims at drawing the path of Christian Pilgrimage line , pointing that the project starts with the establishment of Teleferique at the top of the highest mountain in Mukawer to Mukawer fort where John Baptist head was cut.
He added that another Telfrick will be put from Mukawer to al Zara to proceed drawing the line of Christian Pligramage to the Baptism , in addition to establishing a restaurant for 500 people at the top of the Mountain in Mukawer besides the Telfrick.
He explained that the dance of Smoda, the dancer will be embodiment , who asked from King Herod to cut the head of John Baptist, added that after the execution of the project , every year in August from 2018 a Smoda Oprah will be done in Mukawer.
The infrastructure will be executed within the few next months . There are hopes to get the tourism in the region to the nationality.