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.
India, Jordon inked Six MoUs to enhance cooperation
|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.
Jordan Capital – Amman
Jordan Currency – Jordanian Dinar
Jordan President – Prince Ali
Jordan PM – Abdullah Ensour