Jordan, Algeria to study supplying Kingdom with crude oil, liquified gas

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AMMAN — Jordan and Algeria have agreed to work on a study to investigate the possibility of supplying Jordan with crude oil, liquefied natural gas, and liquefied petroleum gas, in addition to distributing and storing petroleum products in the Kingdom, local news outlets reported.اضافة اعلان

Minister of Industry, Trade, and Supply Yousef Shamali, who is visiting Algeria, has reached understandings with Algerian officials to enhance bilateral cooperation in the fields of trade, industry, and energy, among others, and to maximize the benefit from the opportunities available in both countries.

He held meetings with several ministers, officials, and representatives of the Algerian private sector with the aim of enhancing bilateral economic cooperation through stimulating intraregional trade and promoting closer ties between the Jordanian and Algerian private sectors.

Shamali met, during separate meetings, with the ministers of industry and energy, the governor of Blida, the head of its chamber of commerce, and several officials and private sector representatives.

The minister said the time is right to develop closer economic relations considering the strong bilateral ties and the opportunities available to the private sector for projects that serve both nations.

Shamali is visiting Algeria to discuss areas of economic cooperation, prepare for upcoming meetings of the joint committee, and participate in the opening of the Algiers International Fair, which opened on Tuesday and boasts a Jordanian pavilion.

The minister touched on the most prominent economic reforms that Jordan is witnessing and the Economic Modernization Vision that was launched last week, which represents a comprehensive path for economic advancement.

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