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Jordan, Switzerland sign MoU in political, security consultations

AMMAN: Jordan and Switzerland, Friday, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance political and security consultations, and boost cooperation. The MoU was signed by Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs Ayman Safadi and his Swiss counterpart ‎Didier Burkhalter‎, who reiterated the two countries’ interests to take practical steps to cement economic, education and tourism ties. Safadi briefed the Swiss ... Read More »

Jordan, Turkey discuss trade cooperation

ANKARA: Prime Minister, Hani al-Mulki, Tuesday, received a Turkish trade delegation headed by President of the Union of Turkish Chambers and Commodity Exchanges, Rifat Oglu, to look into prospects of boosting trade ties between the two countries. At the meeting, the premier pointed to challenges facing the two countries as a result of interruption of the trade route between them. ... Read More »

Jordan, EU ‘to further build on partnership’ to better coordinate positions

AMMAN: HRH Prince Feisal, the Regent, on Thursday discussed ways to expand cooperation between Jordan and the EU, as well as the latest regional developments with Chairman of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee Elmar Brok, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.  During the meeting held at Al Husseiniya Palace, Prince Feisal stressed Jordan’s interest in further building on the ... Read More »

Jordan, EU ‘to further build on partnership’ to better coordinate positions

AMMAN: HRH Prince Feisal, the Regent, on Thursday discussed ways to expand cooperation between Jordan and the EU, as well as the latest regional developments with Chairman of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee Elmar Brok, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. During the meeting held at Al Husseiniya Palace, Prince Feisal stressed Jordan’s interest in further building on the ... Read More »

Jordan, Australia sign ‘Joint Declaration on Enhanced Cooperation’

AMMAN: His Majesty King Abdullah on Thursday held talks with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Canberra, stressing the importance of increasing cooperation in economic and trade fields, according to a Royal Court statement. Discussions at the premises of the Australian parliament focused on ways to boost cooperation and regional developments, especially in regard to the Syrian crisis, and efforts ... Read More »

Jordan, Romania sign cooperation agreement

AMMAN: Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs and Minister of State for Investment Affairs Jawad Anani stressed on Wednesday the importance of strengthening the Jordanian-Romanian ties, especially in economic and commercial fields. Anani made the remarks at a ceremony, marking the signing of a joint cooperation agreement between the Jordan Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry ... Read More »

Jordan, Poland discuss Mideast peace, bilateral ties

AMMAN: King Abdullah II of Jordan and Polish President Andrzej Duda on Sunday met to discuss peace in the Middle East and efforts to foster bilateral ties in various fields, the state-run Petra News Agency reported. The two leaders discussed efforts to counter terrorism and the issue of Syrian refugees who fled the violence in their country to neighboring countries. ... Read More »

Jordan, Egypt to conduct joint military exercise

AMMAN: The Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF) is going to conduct a joint drill session with Egypt, “Aqaba 2016”, during November 5-25, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. The war games are aimed at boosting relations between the armies of both countries and training the troops to conduct joint planning to implement various tasks using available resources, in addition to ... Read More »

Jordan, India call for further economic cooperation

AMMAN: Although only 10 per cent of Jordan’s trade is with India, the figure is still significant, and hosting “one of the global economic giants” will lead to more venues of cooperation, said a senior official on Sunday. Addressing a seminar titled “India — Surging Ahead”, Minister of State for Economic Affairs Yusuf Mansur said: “India’s economic success story is ... Read More »

Jordan, Albania set to defend true Islam, boost ties

AMMAN: His Majesty King Abdullah, accompanied by Her Majesty Queen Rania, on Wednesday received Albanian President Bujar Nishani at Al Husseiniya Palace, according to a Royal Court statement. The King stressed Jordan’s keenness to boost bilateral relations and sustain joint coordination over various international and regional issues. During bilateral talks followed by expanded discussions attended by senior officials from both ... Read More »

Jordan, Kazakhstan agree to strengthen economic cooperation

AMMAN: Jordan and Kazakhstan agreed on Thursday to boost their cooperation in the field of renewable energy through increasing expertise exchange and working together on capacity building. The agreement was stipulated in the minutes of the Joint Committee’s fourth meeting, signed by Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs and Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply Jawad Anani and Kazakh Deputy ... Read More »

Jordan, Kazakhstan agree to strengthen economic cooperation

AMMAN: Jordan and Kazakhstan agreed on Thursday to boost their cooperation in the field of renewable energy through increasing expertise exchange and working together on capacity building. The agreement was stipulated in the minutes of the Joint Committee’s fourth meeting, signed by Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs and Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply Jawad Anani and Kazakh Deputy ... Read More »

Jordan, Cyprus agree to expand cooperation at ‘milestone’ summit

AMMAN: His Majesty King Abdullah on Thursday discussed bilateral relations and regional developments with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades in Nicosia, according to a Royal Court statement.  The two leaders discussed the outcomes of Anastasiades’ visit to Jordan in November last year and the outcomes of the Jordanian-Cypriot Business Forum the Kingdom hosted in the same month. In statements at the ... Read More »

Jordan, Morocco examine ways to increase trade

AMMAN: Jordanian and Moroccan businessmen on Monday pledged to step up efforts to increase joint trade and to eliminate trade barriers.  At a meeting that was organised by the Jordan Chamber of Commerce, Jordanian businessmen and trade officials, and an economic Moroccan delegation that is currently visiting the Kingdom discussed reviewed means to boost commercial cooperation and overcome trade- related ... Read More »

Jordan, Greece should become each other’s gateways

AMMAN: Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply Maha Ali on Tuesday invited Greek businesspeople to make investments in Jordan, which she said can be their gateway to regional and international markets. Jordan enjoys free trade agreements it signed with Arab countries, the US and Canada and other countries, she told a delegation of businesspeople visiting the Kingdom to participate in the ... Read More »

Jordan, Saudi mull new Aqaba-Jeddah shipping route

AMMAN: The head of the Jordanian Association of Businessmen, Hamdi Al-Tabbaa, recently announced a new study to develop a shipping route between Jordan and Saudi Arabia using the ports of Jeddah and Aqaba. The link would be similar to the marine project line between Iskenderun in Turkey and Aqaba in Jordan, and would encourage strong commercial exchange between the two ... Read More »

Jordan, S. Arabia set to increase cooperation in various fields

AMMAN: Jordan and Saudi Arabia have announced a package of measures intended to “enhance cooperation between the two countries,” according to a joint statement. The statement was released following a meeting in Aqaba between His Majesty King Abdullah and Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud. Following is the unofficial translation of the statement: “Based on the deep-rooted ... Read More »

Jordan, Turkey sign dozen agreements to enhance ties

AMMAN: Jordan and Turkey Sunday signed about a dozen agreements and protocols to regulate and expand cooperation in a wide range of sectors, after talks between the prime ministers of the two countries. During the talks, attended by ministers and officials from the two countries. Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu discussed bilateral relations and ways ... Read More »

Jordan, Indonesia set to expand bilateral ties

AMMAN: Jordan seeks to attract more religious tourists and students from Indonesia, while Jakarta wants to benefit from Jordan’s strategic location to ensure itself trade access into the region. During a meeting in Amman on Sunday between Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour and Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and an accompanying delegation, the two sides discussed other aspects of cooperation, along ... Read More »

Jordan, Tunisia to organize joint economic activities

AMMAN: Jordan and Tunisia’s commerce and industry chambers agreed to organize and hold joint economic activities. The agreement was reached during the Jordanian Tunisian Business Forum, which was held on Tuesday in Tunis. Jordan will organize the event yearly in May while it will be held in Tunis in September. Participants during the forum, which was opened by Tunisian Commerce ... Read More »