Ambassadors of Switzerland and Jordan meet Foreign Ministers Xydakis and Mardas

Alternate Foreign Minister for European Affairs, Nikos Xydakis on Wednesday met at the Foreign Ministry with the Swiss Ambassador to Greece, His Excellency Hans Rudolf Hodel. During the meeting, which took place in a friendly atmosphere, the collocutors exchanged views on the issue of the refugee/migration crisis and on the European Union’s relations with Switzerland.

Also the Deputy Foreign Minister for International Economic Relations, Dimitris Mardas, met at the Foreign Ministry with the Jordanian Ambassador to Greece, Fawwaz Al-Eitan.  The collocutors referred to the recent political consultations and the planning for the next meeting of the Greek-Jordanian Joint Interministerial Committee, which will take place in Athens within the current year.

With regard to business cooperation, Mr. Mardas stated that the Greek side’s priority is expansion of trade transactions, stressing the dynamic in the Greek construction sector, in agro-technology and irrigation systems. The Jordanian Ambassador referred to the potential for scientific and technological cooperation on the level of universities, as well as to potential synergies in the energy sector.

SOURCE: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Greece