PR No. 204 Islamabad: February 28, 2018

President Mamnoon Hussain has said that Pakistan and Jordan enjoy close friendly and brotherly relations and the scope of their relationship is enhancing day by day. The President said this while talking to the outgoing Ambassador of Jordan Nawaf Khalifa Saraireh who paid a farewell call on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Wednesday. The President stated that King Hussein Bin Talal of Jordan was a very popular figure in Pakistan and was also considered as a true friend of Pakistan. He underlined that King Abdullah–II of Jordan is also following his footsteps towards further strengthening the relations of the two countries. The President underscored the significance of increasing trade between the both countries and emphasized that regular exchange of trade delegations was very important in this regard. He also stressed to further enhance the people-to-people contact between the two countries in order to deepen the educational, cultural and trade relations. On the occasion, the President also appreciated the services of outgoing ambassador of Jordan towards strengthening the relations of the two countries.