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Dead Sea Development Corporation Signs Agreement For First Dead Sea Project

The Dead Sea Development Company signed an agreement for the first project on the shores of the Dead Sea. The company signed the agreement with the Amazon River for Tourism and Investment.

Corporate Chairman of the Dead Sea Development Company, Saud Nseirat, said the investment company will spend about $45 million to establish a four star hotel.  He said the project is expected to take 34 months to complete and will provide around 350 job opportunities.
 

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