Jordan, Egypt, Iraq discuss railway link project
Minister of Transport Ibrahim el-Demeiry - YOUM7/Kareem Abdul Kareem
MENA

AMMAN: Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour on Saturday met with Egyptian Minister of Transport Ibrahim el-Demeiry and Undersecretary of the Iraqi Ministry of Transport Salman Jassim and discussed the railway project linking the three countries, Petra News reported.

Discussing the outcome of the separate meetings of the Jordanian-Egyptian Higher Committee and the Jordanian-Iraqi Higher Committee, Ensour stressed the importance of the railway project in linking the countries of the Levant with North Africa, a move which will increase trade cooperation and consolidate the Arab countries’ economic interests.

The meeting was attended by Minister of Transport Lina Shabib, Egyptian ambassador to Jordan Khaled Tharwat and Iraqi ambassador to Jordan Jawad Abbas.

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