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King receives FAO delegation

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His Majesty King Abdullah II receives Food and Agriculture Organization Director General Qu Dongyu and an accompanying delegation at Basman Palace on November 8, 2022. (Photo: Royal Court)
AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday received a delegation from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) at Basman Palace, a Royal Court statement said. اضافة اعلان

The meeting covered means of bolstering cooperation between Jordan and FAO, especially in supporting agricultural enterprises and addressing food security and climate change challenges.

King Abdullah expressed appreciation for the support Jordan receives from FAO in developing the national food security strategy.

His Majesty called for stepping up regional and international efforts, as well as close coordination, to counter the impact of global crises on food security and other challenges.

FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu spoke about FAO’s programs in Jordan, foremost of which is support for the Kingdom’s national food security strategy to bolster food supply and storage, while ensuring sustainable development.

Director of the Office of His Majesty Jafar Hassan and Agriculture Minister Khaled Hneifat attended the meeting.


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