Jordanian king, business leaders discuss ways to enhance cooperation

Jordanian King Abdullah
Jordanian King Abdullah

New York, (SM/IINA) : Jordanian King Abdullah on Monday discussed here with President and CEO of the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) Peter Tichansky, and members of the council, ways to enhance cooperation between Jordan and the BCIU, particularly in the field of activating the relationship between the Kingdom and economic blocs around the world.

The BCIU includes as members major American companies operating in the field of energy, services, aviation industry, cars, banks, insurance , information technology, telecommunications and other sectors, Petra news reported. Abdullah, during the meeting, highlighted Jordan’s economic opportunities and the investment environment, at the regional level, and how the BCIU and companies that fall under its umbrella could benefit from.

The meeting emphasized the fact that global business partnerships and free trade agreements, which Jordan have, enhance opportunities to take advantage of the Kingdom’s attractive business and investment environment, especially in energy, tourism, agriculture, services, information technology and industrial sectors.

The US-based BCIU is an international organization that promotes international trade, through helping member companies to engage in the global market, by facilitating their relationship with countries and government leaders and the business community around the world.

From their side, BCIU president and members voiced their appreciation for meeting with King Abdullah, which constitute an opportunity to encourage BCIU member companies to access promising economic markets, including that of Jordan.

They hailed Jordan as an “advanced model” in terms of enhancing the investment environment, its security and stability in the Middle East, its geographic location and qualified manpower, which enable it to establish investments that benefit the Kingdom, investors, and the region as a whole.

The BCIU president and members said they are keen to explore investment opportunities in the Kingdom and build partnerships with its private sector and business community.


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