AMMAN, Jan 26 (KUNA) -- Secretary General of the Cooperation Council (GCC) Nayef Al-Hajraf, stressed Tuesday, the importance of the strategic relationship that links GCC system with Jordan and the sincere desire to push cooperation efforts for benefit of both sides.
In a statement to KUNA, at the conclusion of a one-day visit to Jordan, Al-Hajraf said that Jordan is very important to the GCC system, as this visit is to confirm this strategic relationship.
Regarding his visit to the Kingdom, Al-Hajraf said that the visit is following Al-Ula summit in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the fifth of January, 2021, and its statement, which speaks in one of its articles about cooperation between GCC countries and Jordan, and the council's keenness on the security and stability of Jordan and supporting development efforts in it, for the benefit of both sides.
And on the meetings he had with Jordan's King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein, Prime Minister Dr. Bicher Al-Khasawneh and the talks held with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Al-Hajraf said the meetings showed the importance of the strategic relations between GCC and Jordan and the existence of a sincere desire to push this relationship forward.
The meeting of senior officials in the Council and Jordan that was held yesterday had completed with number of steps aimed at activating the common teams between the two parties, he said, as it also focused on some priority issues, especially after covid-19 pandemic, such as health and food security, agricultural, economic, and transport.
Al-Hajraf visited Jordan Tuesday and met with Jordan's King Abdullah II, Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, a day after the joint committee meetings of senior officials between the GCC countries and Jordan, which discussed the implementation of joint action plans within the framework of the strategic partnership between the two parties. (end) ab.sam