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UAE Ambassador and Jordanian Tourism Minister discuss cooperation

UAE Ambassador to Jordan Abdullah Sultan Nasser Al-Amiri and Jordanian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Dr. Haifa Abu Ghazaleh have discussed bilateral cooperation between the two countries, especially in the tourism field.

During the meeting, Al-Amiri stressed the importance of cooperation in the field of tourism investment and promoting tourism between the two countries.

For her part, Dr. Haifa briefed Al-Amiri on the Jordanian Council of Ministers' resolution issued recently for giving equal status to Arabs tourists vis- e-vis Jordanian when charging fees during their visit to the archaeological and tourism sites and the encouragement of Arab tourism to Jordan.

She also noted that the number of UAE tourists last year hit 37 thousand visitors with increase of six per cent comparing to the year 2009 noting that the Kingdom of Jordan is linked to UAE with tourism cooperation agreement signed by both parties in 2004 to promote tourism between the two countries.

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