Egypt, Jordan PMs Chair the 32nd Session of the Egyptian-Jordanian Joint Higher Committee

Egypt, Jordan PMs Chair the 32nd Session of the Egyptian-Jordanian Joint Higher Committee

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and Jordanian Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh have chaired the work of the 32nd session of the Egyptian-Jordanian Joint Higher Committee.

The discussions held on the sidelines of the work of the Joint Supreme Committee were attended by the Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla; Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker; and other Egyptian and Jordanian officials.

During the meeting, Madbouly pointed to the depth and strength of relations between Cairo and Amman, not only at the bilateral level but also in terms of full coordination of positions at the regional and international levels
Madbouly praised the regularity of the Egyptian-Jordanian Joint Higher Committee and its effective role in implementing the decisions related to what is agreed upon between the two sides.

Additionally, Madbouly praised the existing cooperation in the fields of transportation, especially the Arab Bridge project, which facilitates the movement of goods through Jordanian cities and Egyptian ports, as well as cooperation in the fields of industry, medicine, natural gas, and electrical connectivity.

Meanwhile, Al-Khasawneh praised the ongoing cooperation between Egypt and Jordan in the field of natural gas and electrical interconnection and requested that the electrical interconnection capacity between the two countries be increased to two thousand megawatts instead of the current 500 megawatts.

During the meeting, the ministers from both sides reviewed what was agreed upon during the preparatory meetings of the Committee. It was noted that the mini-technical committees discussed ways to enhance cooperation in the areas of natural gas infrastructure in Jordan by benefiting from Egyptian expertise in this regard, allowing the delivery of fuel to various industrial areas.

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