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Pakistan, Jordan agree to boost cooperation in trade, education

World2018-02-09

By APD writer Muhammad Sohail ISLAMABAD, Feb. 9 (APD) - Pakistan and Jordon on Friday agreed to enhance cooperation in the fields of trade, education, and culture, vowing to benefit from the experiences of each other in various fields, a statement said. The agreement was reached during a meeting between Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain and visiting King Abdullah II of Jordan at the president house in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad. President Mamnoon Hussain said Pakistan greatly values Jordan’s stance on the regional as well as international issues. The President said Pakistan and Jordan are connected through deep political, cultural and historical links, adding that the bilateral trade is not reflective of their excellent brotherly relations and proposed a regular exchange of trade delegation between Pakistan and Jordan. Agreeing with the proposal from the Pakistani President, King Abdullah said the increase in bilateral trade is necessary for further strengthening the economies of both countries and said it would be taken up at the meeting of Joint Ministerial Commission in March. Pakistan’s Foreign Office, in a statement, said that the two sides discussed bilateral, regional and international matters of mutual interest. The visit provided an opportunity to explore ways and means to further strengthen cooperation in diverse areas of mutual interest, particularly expanding bilateral trade and enhanced investments in Pakistan," the statement said. Pakistan and Jordan enjoy extremely close relations, besides sharing common perceptions on regional and international issues, it added, saying that the visit of King Abdullah gave a new impetus to the existing fraternal bonds between the two countries. (ASIA PACIFIC DAILY)

By APD writer Muhammad Sohail

ISLAMABAD, Feb. 9 (APD) - Pakistan and Jordon on Friday agreed to enhance cooperation in the fields of trade, education, and culture, vowing to benefit from the experiences of each other in various fields, a statement said.

The agreement was reached during a meeting between Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain and visiting King Abdullah II of Jordan at the president house in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad.

President Mamnoon Hussain said Pakistan greatly values Jordan’s stance on the regional as well as international issues.

The President said Pakistan and Jordan are connected through deep political, cultural and historical links, adding that the bilateral trade is not reflective of their excellent brotherly relations and proposed a regular exchange of trade delegation between Pakistan and Jordan.

Agreeing with the proposal from the Pakistani President, King Abdullah said the increase in bilateral trade is necessary for further strengthening the economies of both countries and said it would be taken up at the meeting of Joint Ministerial Commission in March.

Pakistan’s Foreign Office, in a statement, said that the two sides discussed bilateral, regional and international matters of mutual interest.

The visit provided an opportunity to explore ways and means to further strengthen cooperation in diverse areas of mutual interest, particularly expanding bilateral trade and enhanced investments in Pakistan," the statement said.

Pakistan and Jordan enjoy extremely close relations, besides sharing common perceptions on regional and international issues, it added, saying that the visit of King Abdullah gave a new impetus to the existing fraternal bonds between the two countries.

(ASIA PACIFIC DAILY)

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