Deputy FM Mardas meets with the Jordanian Ambassador to Greece, Fawwaz Al-Eitan (Athens, 20 January 2016)
The Deputy Foreign Minister for International Economic Relations,
Dimitris Mardas, met at the Foreign Ministry today with the Jordanian
Ambassador to Greece, Fawwaz Al-Eitan.
The discussion, which took place in an excellent atmosphere, focused on issues of common interest, with emphasis on the further expansion and strengthening of bilateral cooperation between the two countries.
The collocutors referred to the recent political consultations and the planning for the next meeting of the Greek-Jordanian Joint Interministerial Committee, which will take place in Athens within the current year.
With regard to business cooperation, Mr. Mardas stated that the Greek side’s priority is expansion of trade transactions, stressing the dynamic in the Greek construction sector and in agro-technology and irrigation systems. The Jordanian Ambassador referred to the potential for scientific and technological cooperation on the level of universities, as well as to potential synergies in the energy sector.