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Paul van den IJssel expresses readiness to promote Jordanian-Dutch relations

By Petra - Jan 30,2014 - Last updated at Jan 30,2014

IRBID — Ambassador of the Netherlands to Jordan Paul van den IJssel on Wednesday stressed the strong Jordanian-Dutch relations and expressed his country’s interest in boosting them, especially in economic spheres.

During a meeting with representatives of various economic entities held at Irbid’s Chamber of Commerce, he said he will work with his country’s government to eliminate any obstacles precluding an increase in commercial and industrial cooperation between the two countries.

He also expressed his country’s readiness to cooperate with Jordan on developing and amending the free trade agreement signed between Jordan and the European Union (EU) in a manner that achieves justice for all concerned parties and facilitates the flow of goods between Jordan and EU countries, including the Netherlands.

Commending the investment environment in the Netherlands, the ambassador said he will work in close cooperation with Dutch investors to explore investment opportunities in the Kingdom, as a whole in general, and in Irbid, in particular, beside working to increase commercial and investment cooperation between Jordanian and Dutch businessmen. 

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