Jordan, Iraq discuss economic challenges amid world crises

The Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Supply
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AMMAN — Minister of Industry, Trade, and Supply Yousef Shamali Wednesday held talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi in Baghdad on ways to develop bilateral relations and enhance joint and regional integration and coordination, especially with regard to food security, means to face the hike in food prices globally, and other current economic challenges, in light of international crises.اضافة اعلان

Kadhimi stressed the “deep-rooted, historic” Jordanian-Iraqi ties and ways to develop bilateral cooperation in a way that improves the two peoples’ prosperity and stability.

According to a statement issued by the Industry Ministry, Kadhimi asked Shamali to convey to Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh his assurances that efforts will continue to strengthen joint cooperation in various fields.

Shamali conveyed Khasawneh’s greetings to the Iraqi premier and stressed Jordan’s desire, under His Majesty King Abdullah’s leadership, to increase the level of cooperation with Iraq in all fields, to serve common interests and “optimally” benefit from the available opportunities and the agreements the two countries had signed.

Shamali also said that the outcome of the tripartite summit that brought together His Majesty King Abdullah, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi gave an incentive to build “effective” economic partnerships that serve common interests.

Shamali also stressed the importance of cooperating on projects Jordan and Iraq are implementing, especially in the trade, energy, investment, and transport fields.

Shamali’s visit to Iraq is part of the two countries’ efforts to enhance cooperation in various economic fields, the statement added.

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