(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency)
Tunis, Feb. 3 (Petra) -- His Majesty King Abdullah met with Prime Minister of Tunisia Youssef Chahed on Sunday in Tunis and discussed opportunities for enhancing economic cooperation and trade exchange between the two countries ahead of the Jordanian-Tunisian higher committee meetings, scheduled in Amman next year.
The meeting, attended by senior officials on both sides, covered the importance of activating the joint business council established in 2016 and the need to encourage the private sectors in Jordan and Tunisia to benefit from agreements signed between the two countries.
King Abdullah and Prime Minister Chahed expressed keenness to maintain coordination and consultation between the two countries on various issues of mutual concern.
His Majesty reaffirmed Jordan's commitment to the success of the upcoming Arab Summit, which will be hosted by Tunisia next month, in order to serve Arab causes and contribute to activating joint Arab action and finding political solutions to the region's crises.