Tue, 12 Oct 2021 - 01:38 GMT
Egypt's Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem [L] with Jordanian Minister of Culture Haifa Al-Najjar - Min. of Culture
CAIRO – 12 October 2021: Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem, and Jordan's Minister of Culture Haifa Al-Najjar, signed a cultural and artistic cooperation agreement in the presence of Sherif Kamel, Egypt's ambassador to Jordan, and Hazza Al-Barari, secretary-general of the Jordanian Ministry of Culture, at the Royal Cultural Center.
The cooperation agreement includes an executive program between the two sides for the years 2021-2023, aiming to support and enhance the distinguished bilateral relations in various fields, and to complement the implementation of the cooperation agreements concluded between the two brotherly countries in Amman in the 1980’s.
Abdel Dayem said that the bilateral relations between Egypt and Jordan have deep roots, reflecting President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi's and King Abdullah II's common vision of the importance of supporting and developing cultural relations between the two countries.
She added that the cooperation aims to invest in the two countries' historical ties to create more cultural blending between the two brotherly peoples through their soft powers.
Moreover, Abdel Dayem stressed that the creative and reciprocal fields included in the cooperation protocol work to present various forms of artistic and intellectual movement to members of the Egyptian and Jordanian societies.
For her part, Haifa Al-Najjar expressed her happiness with concluding this protocol, which comes at the beginning of her duties as the Jordanian Minister of Culture