Jordan To Adopt Kazakhstans Experience In Agricultural Field, Nazarbayev to visit Jordan
Deputy of the Prime Minister – Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan Askar Myrzakhmetov reported about it at the 4th session of the Kazakh-Jordanian Intergovernmental Commission on trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian cooperation.
“Today, Jordan is one of the closest and reliable allies of our country in the Middle East region. The important areas of trade and economic cooperation between the two countries are pharmaceuticals, energy, agriculture, military-technical cooperation and tourism,” said A.Myrzakhmetov.
According to the Vice Prime Minister, the delegations had discussed trade-economic and investment issues, as well as issues in the field of agriculture, standardization and metrology, science and education, health, culture, oil and gas and energy, security and the legal basis . Agreements have been reached in each of these areas.
“Issue of Jordans accession to the ranks of states – members of the Islamic Organization for Food Security has been discussed in the field of agriculture,” said Deputy Prime Minister.
In addition, the parties agreed to increase the trade in agricultural products volume, including cereals and meat products supply.
“Jordan will adopt Kazakhstans experience in the sphere of agriculture. We also will export grain, meat, mutton. We have this kind of interest,” said A.Myrzakhmetov.
It is worth noting that the trade turnover volume between the countries amounted to 806.5 thousand dollars in 2015. At the same time Kazakhstan’s exports amounted to 14.8 thousand dollars and import was at the level of 791.7 thousand dollars.
President Nursultan Nazarbayev will visit Jordan in October, according to Vice Minister of Agriculture Ermek Kosherbayev.
“The Head of State plans to pay an official visit to the Kingdom of Jordan in October 2016,” Kosherbayev said at the 4th session of the Kazakh-Jordanian Intergovernmental Commission for Trade-Economic and Cultural-Humanitarian Cooperation.
According to him, intergovernmental agreements in civil defense and emergencies liquidation as well as on cooperation in fight with terrorism, organized crime and illegal drug trafficking will be signed during the visit.