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October 17 2021 5:49 AM ˚

Transport minister said maritime transport must keep pace with developments

Ministry of transport
Ministry of transport
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AMMAN –– Transport Minister Wajeeh Azayzeh said Tuesday that Jordan should keep pace with the global developments in the maritime transport industry as a vital sector and a mainstay of the national economy.اضافة اعلان

The minister met with members of the Maritime Public-Private Partnership Committee to discuss a number of issues and proposals related to maritime transport. They discussed the importance of the sector’s development, sustainability and the need to update its systems and procedures, as well as proposals to keep abreast of global advancements in the maritime transport business.

Technology and digitization and training plans for workers in maritime transport as well as emergency and safety procedures were also tackled during the meeting. The meeting was attended by key officials and stakeholders, including the director of the Customs Department, the Royal Naval Force Commander, the CEO of the Aqaba Development Company, the Maritime Authority chief and representatives from the Chambers of Industry and Commerce.

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