The Sultan of Oman Haitham bin Tarik and Jordanian King Abdullah II Ibn Al-Hussein held a second round of talks at Al-Alam Palace on Wednesday before the Jordanian monarch concluded his two-day visit to Muscat.
Oman and Jordan signed seven memoranda of understanding (MOUs) and two executive programs in the areas of industries, competition protection, anti-monopoly, mining, labor, historical documentation, document and archive management, information exchange, supervision of the insurance sector, consumer protection, higher education, scientific research, innovation, and cooperation in the tourism sector.
The agreements were signed by Oman’s Foreign Minister Sayyid Badr Hamad al-Busaidi and Jordanian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi.
At the signing ceremony, al-Busaidi underscored “the pivotal role of the private sector” in forging partnerships in the investment fields in light of promising opportunities in the Sultanate of Oman and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
For his part, Safadi said that the signing of memoranda of understanding and executive programs between Jordan and Oman reflects the keenness of the leaders of the two countries to take practical steps towards consolidating cooperation.
Meanwhile, Oman's Deputy Prime Minister for Cabinet Affairs Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud al-Said discussed on Wednesday ties with Jordanian Prime Minister Bisher Khasawneh on the sidelines of the King’s official visit to the Sultanate.
The two sides expressed their keenness on exploring prospects of cooperation in various fields.
They also reviewed several regional and international matters and touched on the efforts exerted to spread peace and stability in the region, according to Oman’s news agency, ONA.
The Jordanian Prime Minister reiterated the positive impact of the King's visit to Oman in terms of exchanging views on various matters of common interest.