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Yinchuan leaders briefed on Jordan’s investment opportunities

By JT - Sep 11,2015 - Last updated at Sep 11,2015

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Thursday met with Chinese Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun in Yinchuan, the capital of Ningxia Hui autonomous region, a Royal Court statement said. 

During the meeting, which was held on the sidelines of of the 2015 China-Arab States Expo and the opening of the Jordanian pavilion, King Abdullah voiced Jordan's interest in boosting economic cooperation with China.

The King highlighted the Kingdom’s safe investment climate and its edge as a hub serving regional markets as well as those of the world’s big economic powers through multiple free trade agreements and partnerships. 

His Majesty commended the efforts of the Chinese government and the government of Ningxia, as well as the efforts of the organisers of the expo, which is held to strengthen cooperation between China and Arab countries in an array of economic sectors.

King Abdullah also thanked the organisers for selecting Jordan as an honorary guest at the show and their efforts to ensure the success of the Jordanian participation.

During the meeting, His Majesty was briefed on the activities conducted in Yinchuan to enhance cooperation with Arab and Islamic nations, and the importance of the businesspeople’s role in this regard.

Shengkun thanked King Abdullah for visiting his province for the second time and his attendance of the expo, which is held every two years.

The meeting was attended by Royal Court Chief Fayez Tarawneh, Director of the King’s Office Jafar Hassan, Industry, Trade and Supply Minister Maha Ali, and  Jordanian Ambassador to China Yahya Qaralleh.


From the Chinese side, the meeting was attended by Li Jianhua, secretary of the Ningxia committee of the Communist Party of China and senior officials.

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