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Both ministers praised recent progress in relations between Cairo, Amman
Egypt’s trade office in Jordon added in its economic report that the trade exchange between the two countries during the first quarter (Q1) of 2019 hiked by about 108.2%, recording $408.6m.
This summit comes as the region faces severe challenges, ranging from undocumented immigration and unemployment to civil war
Terrorism, Arab-Israeli conflict, and regional status are among 28 issues on agenda
Some will be desalinated and distributed to Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians, while the rest will be transferred in four pipes to the parched Dead Sea, which would otherwise dry out by 2050.
Sabotage attacks on gas pipelines from Egypt – the energy source for 80 percent of Jordan’s electricity – are costing the government at least $1m a day, energy officials say.