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Jordan, Egypt agree to raise cooperation in mining, petrochemicals, energy

Jordan and Egypt have agreed to increase their exchange of expertise in the fields of mining, petrochemical industry, oil and natural gas, according to a statement by Jordan's Ministry of Energy

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Jordan | Egypt | Mining

IANS  |  Amman 



Egyptian and Jordanian Foreign Ministers Sameh Shoukry and Ayman Safadi met their Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein | Photo: @ians_india
File image of Egyptian and Jordanian Foreign Ministers Sameh Shoukry and Ayman Safadi during meet with Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein | Photo: IANS

and have agreed to increase their exchange of expertise in the fields of mining, petrochemical industry, oil and natural gas, according to a statement by Jordan's Ministry of and Mineral Resources.

During a virtual meeting on Monday, a technical committee of officials from the two countries also agreed to prepare a timetable to support each other's scientific and technical needs to help develop natural resources, stimulate investments and boost economies, Xinhua news agency reported.

Hassan Hiari, Assistant Secretary-General for Affairs at Jordan's Ministry, highlighted a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between the two countries in June that encourages exchange of expertise in developing natural gas and improving public energy distribution.

The MoU also encourages cooperation in training technical personnel in related sectors, Hiari said.

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First Published: Tue, October 04 2022. 09:29 IST

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