The Minister of Industry discusses with his Jordanian counterpart the strengthening of economic cooperation between the two countries
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Economy News _ Baghdad
Amman, (SANA) - Minister of Industry and Minerals Saleh Al-Jubouri on Thursday discussed with Jordanian Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply Tareq Al-Hammouri the enhancement of economic cooperation between the two countries and work to remove obstacles to bilateral trade and road freight.
A statement from the office of al-Jubouri received a "copy of the economic news" that during the talks on the sidelines of the meetings of the Iraqi Joint Ministerial Committee, Jubouri stressed the importance of work to give a strong boost to economic cooperation between the two countries in various fields and the implementation of all agreed upon during the meetings of joint committees .
For his part, "the Jordanian Minister of Industry that Iraq and Jordan have fraternal relations and must reach an advanced stage of economic cooperation to serve common interests and maximize the benefit of the opportunities available in both countries."
He pointed out the importance of "the efforts of the two countries to develop economic cooperation and work to establish a joint economic zone on the border between the two countries, which will constitute a lever for economic relations between Jordan and Iraq."
"There will be continuous follow-up to the implementation of bilateral agreements and to stimulate the private sector to benefit from them," he said.