The Jordanian-Saudi Joint Committee, in its eighteenth session held in Riyadh, chaired by Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply, Minister of Labor Yusef Al-Shamali, and Saudi Minister of Transport and Logistics Eng. Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, discussed strengthening and developing cooperation in areas of common interest.
According to a statement by the ministry today, Monday, the talks focused on enhancing cooperation in the economic and trade fields, energy, transportation, tourism, consular, cultural and social issues, in order to raise bilateral relations between the two countries to a broader level.
During the meeting that brought them together before the start of the committee’s work, the two ministers stressed the importance of working with maximum energy to overcome all obstacles facing the movement of trade and investment exchange and implement the visions and directives of the leaderships of the two countries to make clear progress in various fields to serve common interests.
And Al-Shamali indicated that the periodicity of the joint committee meetings reflects the clear keenness to increase cooperation frameworks in various fields and to face the various challenges resulting from the exceptional circumstances the world is currently witnessing, stressing that the steady growth in the volume of trade exchange between the two countries is clear evidence of the success of the two countries’ endeavors in translating consensuses into projects on reality, and that the opportunities are favorable for increasing cooperation in various fields.
In turn, the Saudi Minister of Transport said that the importance of holding the meetings of the committee and its sub-committees comes out of common concern to implement the agreements and memorandums of understanding that are being agreed upon, stressing the strength of the relations between the two brotherly countries.
The Secretary-General of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply, Dana Al-Zoubi, the head of the Jordanian side for the meetings of the preparatory committee for the joint committee, and the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Transport and Logistics Services for Planning and Development of the sector in charge of the Saudi side, Saif bin Saad Al-Faqar, gave a briefing during the meetings of the ministerial committee, which included the most important things that were agreed upon during the meetings of the preparatory committee that took place. Its work was concluded on Sunday, and the data, resources and real desire possessed by the two kingdoms were emphasized by both sides to strengthen relations with the aim of opening renewed horizons of optimism and rich opportunities for cooperation and integrated growth in several areas of cooperation between the two countries, which will positively reflect on the development of aspects of bilateral cooperation in various fields. domains.
At the end of the committee’s work, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the ASE and the Saudi Tadawul Group, and an executive program in the field of vocational training, in addition to the minutes of the joint committee meetings.