Jordanian, Indian businesswomen discuss cooperation

Amman, Jordan Chamber of Commerce (JCC), in cooperation with the Business and Professional Women Association (BPWA), organized on Wednesday a meeting with a delegation of 62 Indian women entrepreneurs, headed by the President of the Women’s Association of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Harjinder Kaur.

The meeting discussed ways to enhance mutual trade exchange, as well as cooperation between businesswomen in the two countries.

The JCC Deputy Chairman, Jamal Rifai, said the relationship between the two countries are ” strong and historic,” thanks to His Majesty King Abdullah II’s keenness to build bridges of joint cooperation.

According to a press release issued by the JCC on Wednesday, Rifai touched on incentives and advantages available in Jordan to encourage investment and business, most notably the easy access to global markets through free trade agreements signed with many world countries, advanced infrastructure, qualified manpower, and the industrial, development areas.

He pointed to the strategic location of Jordan, which is “effective” to enter the important neighboring markets.

“Despite the difficult political and economic conditions in neighboring countries, Jordan is still capable of attracting foreign investments,” Rifai said, calling on business owners and investors in India to identify and benefit from promising investment opportunities in the Kingdom.

For his part, Indian Ambassador to the Kingdom Anwar Haleem, who attended the meeting, affirmed his country’s desire to strengthen cooperation and economic relations with Jordan to serve the common interests, expressing the embassy’s readiness to overcome all obstacles in this regard.

Source: Jordan News Agency