His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday, continued his working visit in the Japanese capital Tokyo, by meeting an elite group of Japanese business leaders, and senior officials of the Mitsubishi Corporation.
During the King’s first meeting with the group of Japanese economic leaders, which included businessmen and representatives of major companies and banks in Japan, that operate at the international level, he stressed the Kingdom's keenness to boost cooperation with Japan in the economic, trade, investment and industrial, alternative energy, fertilizer as well as in railways, infrastructure and water, while voicing the level of strategic partnership and relations between the two friendly countries.
His Majesty expressed appreciation over the two countries’ ties and cooperation, noting that the Japanese investment in the Kingdom in various vital sectors reached about JD100 million, stressing the importance of maximizing Jordan’s strategic partnership with Japan, especially since the Jordanian economy offers many advantages and investment opportunities at the regional level.
The King asserted the importance of cooperation between the business communities in both countries in order to build advanced political relations and invest in them to improve economic cooperation in various sectors which will benefit the two friendly people, highlighting the available economic and investment opportunities in Jordan, especially in the emerging sectors.
King Abdullah II said that Jordan is interested in attracting investments in many vital projects and is working to remove all obstacles facing businessmen wishing to invest in these sectors.
Jordan, he added, is also developing the necessary economic legislation and environment, to enhance partnership between the public and private sectors, which Jordan looks for as a partner in the overall development process.