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Senate president, House speaker hail ‘deep-rooted’ Amman-Doha ties

By JT - Sep 17,2019 - Last updated at Sep 17,2019

Senate President Faisal Fayez meets with Qatar's Ambassador to Jordan Sheikh Saud Bin Nasser Al Thani on Tuesday (Petra photo)

AMMAN — Senate President Faisal Fayez and Lower House Speaker Atef Tarawneh on Tuesday separately met Qatari Ambassador to Jordan Sheikh Saud Bin Nasser Al Thani over means to strengthen bilateral relations in various fields and maintain cooperation and consultation on issues of mutual concern.

Highlighting the Jordanian-Qatari “deep-rooted” ties, Fayez expressed the Kingdom's keenness on building on these relations in a way that serves the best interests of both countries and the Arab world, highlighting the importance of expanding prospects of joint cooperation between the two countries in political, economic, investment and parliamentary fields.

The Qatari envoy, in implementation of Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani’s directives, voiced his country's keen interest in bolstering ties with Jordan.

Qatar will put in work to activate mutual coordination, especially in light of the challenges facing the region, the Qatari diplomat said, affirming Doha’s support of comprehensive economic development projects, while reaffirming the Gulf country’s keenness on supporting Jordan.

Meanwhile, Tarawneh highlighted that the two countries’ ties are based on mutual respect, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

The two sides also stressed the centrality of the Palestinian cause, with Tarawneh noting the two countries' unified stance on defending the Palestinian cause in all international arenas.

The Qatari envoy lauded the Kingdom's stances towards Arab causes, topped by the Palestinian cause.

He also expressed appreciation for the Jordanian expatriates’ competencies in Doha, highlighting their role in the development process in his country.  

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