Sherif Ismail- File Photo
CAIRO – 26 July 2017: Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail is heading to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on Thursday, July 27, to lead Egypt’s delegation during the meeting of the Egyptian-Jordanian Joint Higher Committee with his Jordanian counterpart Dr. Hani Al-Mulki.
The committee aims to discuss the ways to promote and develop economic, commercial and investment relations between the two countries especially in the fields of medium and small projects, development exports, protection of national production, the customs and construction of common projects, according to Secretary-General of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply Yousef al-Shamali.
In addition, the committee discusses the cooperation between the two countries in registration of Jordanian medicine in Egypt, increasing mutual flights, Egyptian labor in Jordan and in agricultural fields by facilitating the entry of agricultural products in the two countries.
Twenty seventh session of the Egyptian-Jordanian Joint Higher Committee implements what it had been agreed on in the last meetings held in Cairo in August 2016 and reviews the cooperation between the two countries in the economy and investment.
Lots of agreements and memorandum of understanding will also be signed at the end of the committee, according to a statement on Tuesday.
The meetings of 27th session Egyptian-Jordanian Joint Higher Committee was kicked off on Monday, July 24, in the capital of Jordan Amman aiming to discuss bilateral relations in different fields.
The Egyptian ambassador in Jordan Tarek Adel has said in previous statements that the committee is the oldest Arab Joint Higher Committee and the main mechanism to follow bilateral relations. It is led by the two prime ministers of the two states when it is held periodically reflecting the political weight of the committee.
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