Joint Commissions

The Joint Committee between Egypt and Jordan

Historical Background

Egyptian Jordanian relations exhibit a high level of harmony, coordination and constant consultations. The annual Joint Commission co-chaired by the Prime Ministers and held alternately in Cairo and Amman is considered an important vehicle for reinforcing cooperation while a regular follow-up committee is held to oversee the Commission’s decisions.

Sessions Held

The first session of the Egyptian-Jordanian Commission  was held in Amman in 1984.
26 Joint Commission sessions were held to date, the last of which was in 2016 in Cairo.

 

Important Recommendations /Agreements Signed at the Last Session:

The following agreements were signed at the twenty sixth session of the Joint Commission held in Cairo on 29 -31 August 2016:
  1. A joint cooperation program between the Middle East News Agency (MENA) and Jordan News Agency (Petra).
  2. An executive program for cultural cooperation between Egypt and Jordan for the years 2017-2019.
  3. A technical cooperation protocol in the fields of Geology and mining with Jordan’s Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Ibrahim Saif.
  4. A cooperation executive program between Al-Azhar in Egypt and the Ministry of Awqaf Islamic Affairs and Holy Places with the Jordanian Deputy Prime Minister for economic Affairs and Minister of Industry, Trade & Supply Mr. Jawad Anani.
  5. An executive program for cooperation  in the tourism field between the Ministry of Tourism in Egypt and its Jordanian counterpart for the years 2016- 2018.
  6. An executive program for technical cooperation in the vocational training field between the Egyptian Government and its Jordanian counterpart for the years 2017-2018.
  7. An agreement between Egypt and Jordan on cooperation in the labor force field and its annex.
  8. An annex to the 6th executive program in the labor force field between both countries for the years 2016- 2018.
  9. An MOU between the Ministry of Planning, Follow-up and Administrative Reform in Egypt and the Ministry of Public Sector Development in Jordan.
  10. An MOU between the Ministry of Social Solidarity and the National Authority for Social Insurance in Egypt and the Ministry of Labor “the Public Institution for Social Security” in Jordan.
  11. A proposed executive program for scientific and technical cooperation agreement in the planning field for the years 2017- 2018.
  12. An executive program for cooperation in the youth field between the governments of both countries for the years 2017- 2019.
  13. An MOU between both governments in the field of medicine.
  14. Minutes of the Egyptian-Jordanian Committee.