Area of investment

Privatization & Investment board

Areas of investment allowed (industry – agriculture – health – tourism – services) and in more detail in:-

  • Agricultural projects, industrial and service.
  • oil refining and petrochemicals.
  • Electricity generation.
  • Communications services.
  • real estate and infrastructure.
  • Tourist projects.

Addation to :

Areas of investment permitted under the investment promotion law (law No.9) are as follow:

Transportation sector:
o The construction and management of airports, handing, catering, logistic and ground services.
o Building and developing travel control and civil aviation systems through joint ventures with the civil aviation (given more than 50 % ownership for the Civil Aviation)
o Investment in air transport given that national investors’ ownership of the project exceeds (50%).
o Construction of highway, subway, underground and railway systems.
o Building and developing of seaports through Joint Ventures and partnerships with the national ports company

Health sector:
o Building and managing hospital.
o Laboratories and medical testing and diagnosis centers. c Manufacturing of medical materials and substance.
c Manufacturing and maintenance of medical equipments.

Education sector:
o Building of universities, colleges, schools.
c International learning institutions and training.
o Vocational and qualification centers;
All given a prior approval of curriculum, tests and exams contents from the country’s relevant institutions.

Agricultural sector:
c Cultivation of agricultural crops. o Cultivation of fodders.
c Operating chicken incubation farms and poultry parenting station.

Industrial sector:
o Cement, building material, Iron and steel production.
o Electrical and Household articles. c Plastic and Leather production.
o Fodders industry.
o Flour-milling and packing (requires national participation) c Food industry (requires national participation).
o Chemical industry.
o Manufacturing and maintenance of marine fishing equipment.
o Manufacturing and solar cells and related equipments and technologies.
o Manufacturing of tools, machines, equipment and spare parts.
o Waste recycling plants and technologies.
o Sewage systems and sanitary Ware, materials and equipments.

Tourism sector:
o Construction of amusement and leisure parks.
o Building and operating of hotels, resorts and holiday villages including holiday flats and villas.
o Running and operating of touristic establishments, construction of yachting marinas.

Public facilities:
o Building of apartment blocks and residential homes,
o Building and developing of residential gas network,
o Water treatment stations,
o Sewage systems, drainage stations and waste recycling plants.

Maritime industry:
o Aquatic (Fish) farming
o Fish processing and production.