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PM begins official visit to Cairo ahead of joint committee meeting

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AMMAN — Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh on Sunday began an official visit to Egypt, where he will co-chair, together with his Egyptian counterpart Mostafa Madbouly, the meetings of the Jordanian-Egyptian Joint Higher Committee, according to Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Khasawneh and Madbouly discussed ties and means of enhancing joint cooperation in all fields, especially in the economic, trade, industrial, and investment areas, and of boosting cooperation between the two countries’ private sectors, especially in the field of transportation.

The two ministers stressed the importance of the tripartite cooperation, of Jordan, Egypt, and Iraq, which lays the groundwork for cementing collaboration, enhancing economic and trade integration and establishing large-scale projects that are bound to reflect positively on the three countries.

The meeting also tackled means to increase tourism cooperation between Jordan and Egypt and link Aqaba and Taba. Khasawneh and Madbouly underscored the importance of cooperating in the fields of transportation, culture, and media, and upscaling electricity connection between the two countries.

The meeting also reviewed the latest regional developments, issues of common interest and ways of strengthening and coordinating the two countries’ stances toward these issues.

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