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Jordan, March 3, 2020
Shweikeh, Djibouti trade minister discuss cooperation on tourism

Amman, March 2 (Petra) -- Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Majd Shweikeh, and Djibouti Minister of Trade, Hassan Ibrahim, Monday, discussed cooperation on tourism.

Shweikeh stressed that Jordan is fully willing to increase cooperation with all Arab countries, expressing readiness to exchange experiences in the scope of marketing and on infrastructure, through a joint agreement between the two countries.

She pointed out that Jordan focuses its effort in 2020 on religious, medical, recreational and adventure tourism, and has been seeking for many years to increase overnight stays for tourists, and that officials in Djibouti can benefit from the Jordanian experience in this field by focusing on one or two tourist regions in Djibouti and work on developing them.

In turn, Ibrahim confirmed that the visit comes as part of continued effort to increase bilateral cooperation after a visit by a Jordanian delegation to Djibouti last May.

He said that Djibouti possesses tourism potential and opportunities, but it is untapped. It requires the employment of Jordanian expertise in the field of tourism, to increase the demand for tourism in Djibouti.