An MSP has hailed progress on the Aberdeen City Deal.
Multi-million-pound rail upgrade works have started in Aberdeen.
Ambitious plans for a new rail link between Aberdeen International airport, the new AECC and the city centre could be funded through a second City Deal, the council leader has said.
The historic £250m Aberdeen City Region Deal was signed off by Ministers from the UK and Scottish Governments in the North-east last January.
A row broke out between councillors on whether to delay the signing of a £254 million funding agreement.
A formal agreement between the Scottish and Westminster Government’s on a £254 million funding package could be signed on Thursday.
It has been hailed a "renaissance" that will boost the North-east economy - but the UK Government has been criticised for only chipping in a third of what is planned to be spent on fixing Buckingham Palace.
A letter is to be sent to the Scottish Government seeking "clarity" on funding arrangements behind the City Region Deal.
Prime Minister David Cameron brushed off criticism the City Region Deal was too little too late in an interview with the Evening Express.
This is the historic moment a massive investment package was signed off for the Granite City.
The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has written to David Cameron urging the British Government to join forces with Holyrood to fund a multi-million pound city deal to safeguard Aberdeen's future.
THE role of the railway in further boosting the North-east as an economic powerhouse is to be kept on track.
TRAIN stations, built-in broadband for new homes and offices and a world-leading innovation hub have all been prioritised in the City Region Deal.