Monday, 16 September 2019 12:29 GMT

Mexican ambassador: Relations with Jordan are progressively developing

(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman, Sept. 16 (Petra)--Mexican Ambassador to Jordan Enrique Rojo said that the visit of His Majesty King Abdullah II to Mexico in 2014, opened new horizons for bilateral cooperation between the two countries.

In a statement to Petra on the 207th anniversary of Mexico's independence, the ambassador said that "on the occasion of this successful visit, the King and the President of Mexico decided to open resident embassies in the respective capitals and to sign a series of bilateral agreements aimed at strengthening dialogue and exchanges between the two countries".

"During His Majesty's tour, an agreement on cultural and educational cooperation, a framework agreement for technical cooperation and a Memorandum of Understanding on tourism were signed to help to foster links between the two countries," the ambassador added.

The ambassador pointed to the continuous contacts between the governments of both countries to promote and facilitate trade relations, increasing the volume and value of bilateral trade that is currently close to $25 million.

" In 2016, for instance, the value of Mexico's imports from Jordan stood at $17 million, adding that these imports included textiles, clothing and chemicals," he said.

Mexico, the ambassador noted exported to Jordan agro-industrial and industrial products as well as vehicles worth $8 million dollars.

The ambassador voiced his country's appreciation of the commitment the Jordanian government has shown to address the humanitarian crisis resulting from the displacement of Syrian refugees.

16/9/2017 - 12:28:13 PM


Mexican ambassador: Relations with Jordan are progressively developing


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