Thursday, September 6, 2007

Bakhit Meets Maldivian President

Prime Minister Marouf Al Bakhit met on Wednesday with Maldivian President Mamoun Abdul Gayoom and held talks with him on the bilateral ties.

Bakhit noted to the various fields of cooperation between the two countries, expressing Jordan's readiness to put its potentials at the service of the Maldives.

The two officials also discussed chances of giving more scholarships for Maldivian students to study at Jordanian universities. Bakhit said that Jordan will provide additional scholarships in the various specializations for Maldivian students.

Talks also touched on the tourism cooperation and exchanging expertise in this domain as well as increasing trade exchange and possibility of importing fish from the Maldives.

President Abdul Gayoom hailed the distinguished level of Jordanian judiciary system, expressing keenness to send a number of Maldivian students to study at the Jordanian Judicial Institute.

Source: Petra

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