"Souk By the Sea" Launched

3 April 2011
On April 1st, World Associates – LIFE Center (ACED community Prosperity Initiative Grantee) launched the "Souk by the Sea" in Aqaba.  Souk by the Sea is a weekly street market focused on the promotion of the handicrafts of Aqaba.  
The Souk is a community enhancement project and is funded in part by USAID – Aqaba Community and Economic Development Program – "Community Prosperity initiative", in partnership with Aqaba Development Corporation and ASEZA’s Tourism Directorate and is managed by Mosaic.
Souk by the Sea will feature over 30 local NGO’s and artist’s handicrafts, food, tour operators and live music.  The Souk is open from 10am-8pm every Friday next to Captain’s hotel on Nahdah St. in the center of Aqaba.