Netherlands has invested over 200m euros to Jordan since 2019

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AMMAN — The Dutch Ambassador to Jordan, Harry Verweij, announced that his country has invested more than 200 million euros since 2019 to support Jordan in hosting refugees. اضافة اعلان

He made the announcement during a ceremony organized by the Dutch embassy in Amman to celebrate the National Day of the Netherlands and King's Day.

Additionally, the Dutch Foreign Minister, Wopke Hoekstra, expressed his appreciation for Jordan's important role in the evacuation of Dutch citizens and others from Sudan during the past period.

He praised the Jordanian government's efforts to establish an air bridge to ensure the safety of its citizens and reiterated his country's commitment to investing in partnership and friendship with Jordan.

Strengthening cooperationThe ceremony also highlighted the cooperation between the two countries in various fields, including water management, agriculture, education, private sector development, human rights, trade, and security.

Verweij emphasized the importance of the strategic partnership between the Netherlands and Jordan and their shared commitment to regional stability.

Verweij also praised Jordan's humanitarian role in hosting refugees, especially those fleeing the Syrian conflict.

He noted that supporting Jordan in this field, including investment in protection, education, and job opportunities for both refugees and host communities, is a top priority for the Dutch government's new strategy until 2026.

Celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relationsThe Dutch ambassador also highlighted the depth and strength of the relations between the two countries in various fields.

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Netherlands and Jordan, and the ceremony celebrated this milestone.

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