Jordan, Palestine discuss tourism cooperation

Palestinian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Rula Maayah discussed with Jordan’s Ambassador to Palestine, Issam Badour, cooperation prospects in the tourism field.

During the meeting, which was held at the ministry’s headquarters in Bethlehem on Thursday, Maayah stressed the importance of Palestinian-Jordanian relations, which are reflected in the Kingdom’s “pivotal” role in supporting Palestine at all international forums.

The minister also pointed to the importance of joint cooperation and coordination to increase the number of tourists coming to visit Palestine from Karama Border Crossing, through joint tourism programs.

In addition, the minister stressed the need to draft mutual agreements in the tourism field aimed to preserve cultural heritage and build “distinguished” joint tourism programs.

For his part, Bdour affirmed Jordan’s readiness to raise cooperation level in the tourism field and launch joint tourist programs.

Source: Jordan News Agency