Jordan-Greece joint committee discuss cooperation

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AMMAN — The Joint Greece-Jordan Committee for Economic, Cultural, and Technical Cooperation convened last week in Athens, a statement released Wednesday by the Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Supply was quoted by the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The committee’s fifth meeting, chaired by the ministry’s Secretary-General Dana Al-Zu’bi and Greece’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy and Openness Kostas Fragogiannis, came 16 years after the last meeting, which was held in Amman in December 2006.

The meeting tackled cooperation in construction, energy, agriculture, education and student exchange, and program exchange to boost cooperation in medical tourism.

The meeting is a great chance to speak about global economic challenges caused by the COVID pandemic, said Zu’bi, adding that “we hope for further cooperation with Greece due to lots of common interests related to an open economic policy that supports trade exchange.”

Fragogiannis emphasized the importance of increased cooperation in economy and commerce, as well as higher education, transportation, energy, agriculture, and other fields.

He also stressed the importance of making investment procedures easier for both countries’ businesspeople.

The committee concluded agreements to bolster bilateral cooperation in various fields. It also underscored the urge to implement programs such as double taxation, the Cultural and Technical Cooperation Program 2022–2025, and many agreements that will be conducted through diplomatic channels.

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