The Minister of Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, met with Jordan’s Energy Minister, Hala Zawati, in Amman, Jordan to discuss ways to enhance bilateral cooperation in the oil, gas and mineral resources fields, according to a press release.

Both ministers agreed that the Egyptian petroleum sector will support training of Jordanian cadres in the oil and gas field. Both ministers also witnessed the signing of two appendices to contracts to supply natural gas supply and operate expansions of the natural gas network in Jordan carried out by the Jordanian Egyptian FAJR for Natural Gas Transmission and Supply Co. Ltd.

El Molla praised the cooperation between the two countries, especially in the field of natural gas, which has witnessed remarkable economic development in both countries.

For her part, Zawati stated that the cooperation between the two countries in the oil and gas field is a model that reflects their deep-rooted relation. She also hailed this level of cooperation that is supported by the leadership of both countries.