Jordanian economic delegation in Baghdad at the end of April[/rtl]
[rtl]Editorial Date: 2019/4/9 21:26 • 163 times read[/rtl]
(Al-Furat News) Jordanian Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply Tariq Al-Hammouri announced on Wednesday the upcoming visit of an economic delegation representing various sectors to Iraq at the end of this month.
The visit comes within the framework of following up the implementation of the agreements signed between the two countries with the aim of promoting and activating trade and economic relations and overcoming any obstacles that limit their increase, especially with regard to technical procedures in the field of transport and customs.
Al-Hamouri pointed out that discussions will be held on the sidelines of the visit at the level of public and private sectors in both countries to limit the problems and challenges and seek to solve them, in addition to enable the private sector to discover mutual opportunities and work on networking with their Iraqi businessmen.
It is noted that the implementation of the decision to exempt 344 Jordanian goods from Iraqi drawings, the project of extending the oil pipeline, the industrial zone, transport, electricity, agriculture, telecommunications and information technology is one of the most important files agreed between the two countries on the sidelines of the recent visit of Prime Minister Omar al-Razaz to Baghdad.
He stressed that the agreements signed between the two countries will achieve great benefits and common benefits, noting that the two sides have a great determination to make the success of the agreement of the two countries and develop it to the best levels.
Al-Hamouri reiterated that Jordan views Iraq as an important strategic partner in various fields in an effort to achieve complementarity to achieve mutual benefits.
The head of Jordan and Amman Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Fahdi Al-Jaghbir, said that the visit to Iraq comes to enhance communication and building on the agreements signed between the two countries through discovering opportunities and establishing projects for mutual benefit.
Al-Jaghbir said work is under way in coordination with the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply to prepare for the delegation's visit, which will include at least 30 businessmen representing large industrial sectors, including chemicals, plastics and food.
Al-Ghaibir expected that the economic relations and trade exchange with Iraq during the coming period will witness a remarkable activity driven by the agreements signed between the two countries, especially in the field of allowing the entry of trucks and exemption of 345 Jordanian products from customs duties, in addition to granting a discount on the fees charged by Aqaba Economic Authority by 75% Iraqi goods imported through the port of Aqaba.
The delegation will hold bilateral talks with the Iraqi side at the level of the private sector to discover the opportunities available to the two sides, in addition to participating in the official meetings held by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply with the Iraqi government to present the challenges and technical problems that hinder the movement of trade exchange.
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