Iraqi President and Jordan PM meet to discuss cooperation

(Photos: Jordan News Agency, Petra)
AMMAN — President of Iraq, Abdul Latif Rashid welcomed Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh on Tuesday as they came together to discuss the strengthening of ties and joint cooperation between the two nations. اضافة اعلان

Jordanian-Iraqi projectsDuring the meeting, Khasawneh highlighted a range of Jordanian-Iraqi projects, such as the economic zone, the industrial city, and the development of an oil pipeline from Basra to Aqaba. He emphasized that these projects are transitioning from the planning stage to actual implementation, showcasing the strong bilateral collaboration between Jordan and Iraq. Furthermore, he stressed the importance of the tripartite cooperation mechanism involving Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt in pushing these projects forward, the Jordan News Agency, Petra reported.

The Prime Minister also underlined the pivotal role of the private sector in fostering trade and investment between the two nations. He expressed optimism about the fruitful outcomes that will undoubtedly benefit the populations of both countries.

Enhance security cooperation
Praising Iraq's remarkable achievements in security and stability, Khasawneh commended the agreement to enhance security cooperation. He emphasized that this cooperation extends regionally, including joint efforts to combat the serious threat of narcotics, which affects the people of both nations and the wider region.

President Rashid, in turn, emphasized the deep-rooted ties between Iraq and Jordan, underscoring that Iraq's stability and security create an environment conducive to progress in the development process and present opportunities for investments in critical industries.

Furthermore, Rashid stressed the significance of capitalizing on the economic, trade, and investment successes achieved by both nations, fostering further collaboration and mutual benefit.

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