(MENAFN- Jordan News Agency)
Cairo, Jan. 25 (Petra)- Minister of Culture, Haifaa Najjar, on Wednesday met her Egyptian counterpart, Nevin Kilani, in the presence of Jordan's Ambassador to Cairo, Amjad Adaileh, as part of the activities of the 54th 2023 Cairo International Book Fair.
Jordan is the guest of honor at the fair, which saw participation of Jordanian writers, thinkers, 85 publishing houses and official and civil institutions, according to a ministry statement.
During the meeting, Najjar invited Egypt to be guest of honor at Jerash Festival of Culture and Arts in its next edition, stressing the importance of strengthening cultural Jordanian-Egyptian relations aimed to strengthen 'deep-rooted' ties in all fields.
Lauding 'remarkable' facilitations provided to Jordanian pavilion, Najjar noted the fair witnessed a 'qualitative' leap this year, culminated in the organizers' 'great' efforts that contributed to its success.
For her part, Kilani stressed the importance of increasing joint cooperation at the cultural level, in line with the two countries' 'solid' relations.
Kilani also noted the 'distinguished' design of Jordan's pavilion, which contributed to shedding light on the Kingdom's cultural identity, creative products and heritage.
During the meeting, the duo reviewed aspects of joint action and ways to increase joint cultural exchange in the future, the statement said.
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