Sarayrah offers condolences to families of Aqaba silos explosion victims

Deputizing for Prime Minister Hani Mulki, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Jamal Sarayrah presented condolences to the families of victims of Aqaba silos explosion.

During his visits to families of five deceased employees in the southern Jordan Valley area and Markka, Amman, the minister said the government will take all measures that will guarantee the rights of workers legally and judicially after a probe is launched to find the facts.

The minister said the government has offered cash assistance to the victims’ families.

The explosion, which occurred on May 14, resulted in the critical injuries of nine workers, as several contracting companies were demolishing construction sites at the premises.

The demolition of the silos was part of an executive plan to handover the port’s site and the third phase of the Marsa Zayed project.

Source: Jordan News Agency