Jordan, UAE sign 12 pacts to boost bilateral ties

November 1, 2017 Off By Web Desk

Amman (OIC-UNA) – Jordan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday signed 12 documents, including agreements, protocols, memoranda of understanding and executive programs, which would further boost cooperation between the two countries.

The deals were signed following the 3rd session’s meeting of the Jordanian-UAE joint ministerial committee, which was chaired by Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs Ayman Safadi, and UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Also, the deals covered the fields of financial and technical cooperation, communications, Information technology, electronic power, environment, trade, investments, maritime cooperation, education, higher education and scientific research and media.

Safadi commended as “historic” and “deep-rooted” the relations between Jordan and the UAE and voiced appreciation for the UAE support to the Kingdom.

He said the UAE is Jordan’s strategic partner and bilateral relations are witnessing continuous development in various fields as both countries see eye-to-eye on Arab, Islamic and human issues.

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed said his country appreciates Jordan’s burdens since the beginning of the last century as well as the Kingdom’s efforts to defend the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

He stressed the importance of continuing joint bilateral action and creating new frameworks and dimensions for cooperation and coordination.

In a meeting, both ministers discussed regional developments, including the Palestinian issue and efforts to solve the conflict according to the two-state solution as well as fighting terrorism.

The 3-day session addressed ways to promote and develop relations between the two countries in all fields, with an active participation of the private sectors in both countries.

Source: International Islamic News Agency