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H.E.Rami Saleh Wriekat Al Adwan, Ambassador(Jordan) speaks to Gulf Insider

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The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan enjoys a distinguished and historical relationship with the Kingdom of Bahrain, which is reinforced by the deep-rooted fraternal ties between Their Majesties King Abdullah II and King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

On the cultural levels, cooperation between Jordan and Bahrain is being strengthened through benefitting from the Jordanian educational expertise that the Ministry of Education in Jordan provides. According to the latest statistics, there are around 1200 Jordanian school and university teachers working in Bahrain, while the number of Jordanian students in Bahrain is estimated at around 2000 in private and public schools, and 500 in universities. Jordan is also considered one of the main destinations for Bahraini students, as it hosts around 1000 students enrolled in different Jordanian universities.

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87 Bahraini investors are currently registered in the Ministry of Industry Trade and Supply with a total capital of JD (702.2) million. The total value of Bahraini investments amounted to about JD (716.7) million at the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) at the end of June 2018. These investments came in fifth place among the foreign investments in ASE. The trade balance between the two countries amounted to $ 67.68 million as of the end of August 2019.

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Major Jordanian exports to Bahrain include vegetables and fruits, chemicals for industrial use, medicines and natural potash salts and fertilizers.

Imports from Bahrain include jewelry, aluminum bars, and wires, pipes, and tubes and electrical lighting devices.



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