Jordan, Ukraine Sign Tourism Agreement

AMMAN, Jordan -- Jordan and Ukraine have signed on Sunday an agreement to increase the bilateral cooperation in the field of tourism and antiquities.

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The agreement, which is the first of a kind, was signed by Minister of Tourism Muneer Nassar and His Ukrainian counterpart Ihor Likhovyi in the presence of the Ukrainian Ambassador to Jordan.

According to the agreement, the two sides must take the needed steps and procedures to encourage the tourism cooperation and to establish relations and communications among all tourism organizations, institutions and travel agents of both countries.

The two sides also agreed to exchange information, media data, and statistics related to tourism and its development, to train its cadres and to enhance the bilateral cooperation in the field of producing tourism promotion films on the tourism sites in both countries.

Nassar said that Jordan and Ukraine are enjoying distinguished relations, pointing that the agreement comes to strength the cooperation between them. He added that the tourism has witnessed a tangible development during the last year which indicates that there will be a further development between the two countries in the future.

For his part, Likhovyi pointed at the marvelous tourism capabilities that Jordan has, adding that the Jordan's history is great in its civilization and sites of tourism and antiquities.

Source: Jordan News Agency