House Committee Discusses Bilateral Relations with Chinese Envoy | Jordan News


Ammon News – The head of the lower house’s foreign affairs committee, MK Khaldoun Haina, said the Palestinian cause is the “main and essential” issue for the Arab nation and the Jordanian people, making it a priority for His Majesty. Majesty King Abdullah II at all international and official levels. forums.

Speaking at the committee meeting on Wednesday, along with Chinese Ambassador to Jordan Chen Chuandong, Haina called for the need to redouble efforts to support the Middle East peace process and end the stalemate in this regard.

Haina also hailed the bilateral relations as “distinguished and of a common nature”, which compels the two countries to make more efforts to develop ties in various fields, adding that Jordan “still suffers from difficult economic conditions, due to of the Covid-19 pandemic crisis.”

The MP further noted that Jordan is still bearing the burden and consequences of the various refugee crises, which further strain its limited resources and infrastructure.

In turn, the panel members stressed the importance of advancing Jordanian-Chinese relations and benefiting from Chinese expertise in many areas, especially economic ones.

They also praised China’s stance in favor of the Palestinian cause and Hashemite guardianship of Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem, adding that the House looks forward to more support through more Chinese investment in Jordan.

For his part, the envoy hailed Jordan’s “firm” role in bringing peace to the region and its close connection to the Palestinian cause and the legitimate rights of its people.

The diplomat also praised the Kingdom’s political reforms, saying that Jordan and China are living a “new and historic” stage, which places the two countries under a “remarkable” challenge to develop their political and economic approach.

Joint cooperation is “continuous”, he said, adding that bilateral relations are “deeply rooted” and China is always seeking to develop them, especially in economic areas by increasing Chinese investment in Jordan, especially in the fields of energy, telecommunications, transport, agriculture, green economy, digital economy and smart manufacturing.

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