Jordan minister hails Qatar ties
September 09 2015 11:57 PM


Jordanian Interior Minister Salamah Hammad has highlighted the depth of relations between his country and Qatar.
He said that the Jordanian-Qatari relationship is based on brotherhood, mutual respect and common concern for its development thanks to the directives of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Jordan’s King Abdullah II.
Hammad said in an interview to Al Sharq daily published yesterday that co-operation between the two countries in various sectors was a realistic translation of the wise vision and directives of the two countries’ leaderships.
Doha and Amman have seen over the years momentum in the visits of senior officials resulting in the signing of a large number of agreements and memorandums of understanding that frame well-established relations between the two countries in various political, economic and cultural fields.
Hammad said attracting Jordanian experts to work in Qatar and strengthening co-operation in economic, investment and security areas between the two countries represent a fundamental building block in achieving Arab integration.
He also said that the visit of the Qatari economic delegation to Amman last week to discuss new opportunities for co-operation reflects Qatar’s desire for framing and establishing a new economic and investment opportunities between the two countries for the interests of their peoples.
The Jordanian minister stressed that his country was keen to develop its relations with the Arab states because of the ongoing changes and developments in the region which need intensified efforts to unify the Arab ranks and visions to counter the unrest and turmoil that beset many countries.
Regarding the crisis of Syrian refugees, Hammad said Jordan is exerting all efforts to relieve their suffering in health, education and security fields, as well as putting pressure on the infrastructure in the various facilities and institutions that already exist to serve the citizens.
He said that the services provided by Jordan to the Syrian refugees are coming out of its humanitarian and national duties.
On Jordan’s ability to maintain its security and stability, Hammad said that his country’s internal policy is based on good governance, transparency and the dissemination of the principles of justice, tolerance and equality, adding that its foreign relations are based on non-interference in the affairs of others.

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