Egypt, Jordan discuss establishing logistic center for Syria, Iraq recons.

Egypt’s Prime Minister Sharif Ismail and Jordanian counterpart Hani Al Mulki agreed Tuesday to review setting up a joint logistic center to contribute to the reconstruction of Iraq and Syria.

During the meeting, Ismail stressed the distinguished historic relations between Cairo and Amman, and their continued keenness on supporting and developing cooperation in different fields, said the Egyptian Cabinet in a statement. He added that the Jordanian premier expressed that his country is looking forward to backing the bonds of mutual cooperation between the two sides, the statement added.

Al Mulki commended Egypt’s efforts to counter terrorism and extremism that comes in coincidence with carrying out several projects aiming to achieve sustainable development in various sectors, the statement quoted Ismail as saying. On bilateral ties, the statement said that the two premiers dealt with proposals pertaining to boost cooperation in the tourism and aviation sectors.

They also focused on possibility of enhancing communication among businessmen of the two countries in order to back coordination and cooperation in several economic fields, and get acquainted with new investment opportunities, it made clear.

The premiers settled several points aiming to contribute to removing any obstacles facing the movement of trade exchange, according to the statement.

The meeting witnessed the agreement of registering Jordanian medicine in Egypt and taking measures to ensure the activation of mutual cooperation protocols signed between the two countries’ ministries of health, it concluded.

Source: Kuwait News Agency