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Qatari and Jordanian airlines link take-offs to lifting flight restrictions – Doha News

The signing comes amid significant expansion of Qatar-Jordan ties across a range of sectors, with Doha home to at least 60,000 Jordanians working across a range of sectors.

Qatar and Jordan have agreed to allow designated airlines to operate any number of flights to facilitate bilateral air transport. Doha State News Agency (QNA) reported on Wednesday.

According to QNA, the civil aviation authorities of the two countries have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on the removal of restrictions imposed on the capacity of flights between the two countries.

The signing was chaired by Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) President Mohamed Fareh Al-Hajri and Jordan’s Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission (CARC) Director General Haitham Myst.

News Agency of Jordan (Petra) It also reported that QCAA and CARC had held a “fruitful” meeting on expanding aviation relations between the two countries.

The latest MoU is March contract This will enable Jordanian businesses to connect to more global destinations.

Qatar-Jordan relations

The signing comes at a time when relations between Qatar and Jordan have expanded significantly in various areas, with Doha at least 60,000 Jordanians working in various fields.

According to recent reports, Jordanian authorities security jobs at qatar world cup to veterans later this year, as the Gulf countries continue to announce security agreement with countries around the world.

Bilateral trade between Qatar and Jordan increased by 32% in the first quarter of 2022, according to an April report by . News Agency of Amman (Petra)citing data from the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA), Doha.

Trade between the two countries in the first three months of the year reached $41 million, up $31 million from the same period last year.

Goods that Qatar imports from Jordan include fruits and vegetables, frozen foods, livestock, medical supplies such as medicines, marble, and phosphates.

Export to Qatar 10% to 15% Following last year’s GCC settlement after the 2017 crisis.

A major driver of the increase was the ability of trade trucks to enter the country through the Saudi border instead of air shipments.

At the time of crisis, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt imposed illegal land, air and sea blockades on Qatar over allegations that it sponsored terrorism. Qatar has denied these allegations.

On 5 January 2021, following the signing of the AlUla Declaration, the embargo was lifted.

Qatar’s total private sector exports to Jordan in 2021 will reach $45.3 million, an increase of 20.6% compared to 2020 when the reported total was $36 million.

There are over 1,100 Qatari-Jordanian joint ventures in the fields of trading, contracting, construction, interior design and maintenance.

King Abdullah II of Jordan was in Qatar. October Last year he met with Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani from Qatar.

In 2020, Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani visited Jordan for the first time since 2014 and offered to provide 10,000 jobs to Jordanians. He also pledged his $30 million in support to Amman’s military pension fund.

During the two-day visit, both countries agreement On mutual visa exemptions for holders of diplomatic and special passports. Another MoU of his has been signed between the Qatar Investment Authority and Jordan’s Government Investment Management Company (GIMC).

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