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President Pranab Mukherjee visit to Jordan

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President Pranab Mukherjee was on 2 days visit to Jordan on the invitation of King Abdullah-II Ibn Al Hussein.

  • In 65 years Shri Pranab Mukherjee was the first Indian President to visit Jordan after Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi visit in 1988.

President Pranab Mukherjee visit to Jordan

India, Jordon inked Six MoUs to enhance cooperation

MoU Signed Between About
On Maritime Transport India and Kingdom of Jordan Cooperation, Strengthening and development of relations in merchant shipping and transport
Training programmes for diplomats Foreign Service Institute and Jordan Institute of Diplomacy Exchange of trainees, students, faculty members and experts
On IT and Electronics Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of India

Ministry of Information and Communications Technology of Kingdom of Jordan

Implementing Institutional and Capacity Building cooperation programme
Cultural Exchange Programme for 2015-17 Govt of India and Kingdom of Jordan Executive Programme in the fields of Art & culture, Mass media etc.

 

Standardization and Conformity Assessment Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and the Jordan Standards and Metrology Organization (JSMO) Aim of exchanging necessary information and expertise between the Parties
Exchange of news through the Internet Jordan News Agency (Petra) and Press Trust of India (PTI) Professional attraction and Accepting the right to use the said news for distribution to their subscribers

Apart from above

  • Both Nation heads inaugurated the world’s largest sulphuric acid plant in Eshidiya, Amman. It is a JV between IFFCO (Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Ltd) and JPMC (Jordanian Phosphate Mines Company) and has a cost of $860mn. IFFCO is having 52% stake.
  • To promote trade and economic cooperation India has extended a line of credit of $100mn to Jordan.

KEYS 
Jordan Capital – Amman
Jordan Currency – Jordanian Dinar
Jordan President – Prince Ali
Jordan PM – Abdullah Ensour