The Minister of Planning discusses with the Jordanian Minister of Energy, the mechanisms of electrical interconnection between the two countries, and the establishment of the joint economic zone

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The Minister of Planning, Dr. Khaled Battal Al-Najm, received the Minister of Energy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Dr. Hala Jawad, and her accompanying delegation.
During the meeting, which was attended by the Jordanian ambassador in Baghdad, they discussed prospects for joint cooperation between the two brotherly countries, in light of the outcomes of the tripartite summit of the leaders of Iraq, Jordan and Egypt, which was held in Baghdad before the end of last June.
The two parties discussed the practical steps that have been achieved, to complete the requirements of the bilateral electrical interconnection between Iraq and Jordan, and to strengthen the linkage between Jordan and Egypt.
The meeting also witnessed a review of the procedures related to the oil pipeline project, as well as the completion of the requirements for establishing the joint economic zone, and supplying it with electric power from the Jordanian side.