First Deputy Speaker of the Parliament, Mohsen Al-Mandalawi, discussed with the Jordanian Minister of Interior, Mazen Abdullah Al-Faraya, securing the borders and providing facilities for the entry of travelers between the two countries through the land ports.
A statement by his media office stated that the Iraqi parliamentary delegation, headed by Mandalawi, met today, Monday, with the Jordanian Minister of Interior to discuss a number of files and common issues.
Al-Mandalawi called, according to the statement, for coordination between the Ministries of Interior in the two countries regarding cooperation between the Iraqi and Jordanian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, and facilitating the granting of visas to merchants and businessmen to support the wheel of investment and increase the volume of trade exchange.
The first Deputy Speaker discussed the necessity of securing the borders between the two neighboring countries, and the role of the Jordanian side in addressing the problems that may face the Iraqi community and investors, and providing facilities for the entry of travelers between the two countries through the land ports, calling for the resumption of the meetings of the Economic Council for the purpose of speeding up the implementation of memorandums of understanding regarding the industrial zone and the free zone.
For his part, the Jordanian Minister of Interior confirmed that the Ministry provides unprecedented facilities to Iraqi residents and arrivals, and that there are directives to facilitate and speed up the procedures for obtaining an entry visa, and to resume work on the electronic visa between the two sides
Source: National Iraqi News Agency