Jordan’s Prime Minister Dr. Omar Al-Razzaz held a meeting with Egyptian Minister of Trade and Industry Eng. Amr Nassar and Iraqi Minister of Industry and Minerals Dr. Salim al-Jubouri.
The two sides discussed opportunities for economic integration between Jordan and each of Egypt and Iraq.
Moreover, they also discussed the chances of trade stimulating economic cooperation and trade exchange according to specific timetables.
A Jordanian-Egyptian-Iraqi meeting discussed in Amman the preparation of plans and mechanisms to implement what was agreed upon during the summit held recently in Cairo between Jordanian King Abdullah II, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi.
The meeting, which brought together Jordanian Minister of Industry and Trade Tarek Al-Hammouri, Iraqi Minister of Industry and Minerals Saleh Al-Jubouri and Egyptian Minister of Trade and Industry Amr Nassar, reviewed the mechanisms of enhancing economic integration and cooperation, including the promotion and development of cooperation in industrial fields and joint industrial zones.
It also discussed cooperation in the sectors of energy and infrastructure, reconstruction as well as increasing trade exchange.
The ministers agreed to facilitate trade and increase the volume of trade between the three countries, enhance integration and cooperation in the field of energy (oil pipeline, electric linkage), achieve industrial integration among the three countries, and develop joint industrial zones.