The President of Jordan Abdallah BJ, who is paying an official visit to Cyprus, was received at the Presidential Palace in the afternoon by the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nikos Anastasiadis.
Upon his arrival at the Presidential Palace, an honorary procession paid tribute and the National Anthems of Cyprus – Jordan were played.
The King of Jordan then laid a wreath at the statue of Ethnarch Makarios III in the courtyard of the Presidential Palace.
This was followed by a private meeting between President Anastasiadis and the King of Jordan, during which souvenirs were exchanged.
President Anastasiadis then presented the King of Jordan with the Grand Necklace of the Order of the Blessed Sacrament and King Abdallah II awarded the President with the Order of the Renaissance, the highest honor of his country.
In addition, at the time of the private meeting, on the sidelines, an Agreement on the Avoidance of Double Taxation, an Agreement on the Extradition of Fugitives and a Memorandum of Development Cooperation between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus and Jordan were signed at the Presidential Palace.
Afterwards, President Anastasiadis and King Abdallah attended extended talks between the two countries’ delegations in the form of a dinner.
During the talks, President Anastasiadis briefed the King of Jordan on developments in the Cyprus issue and the ongoing Turkish challenges, and discussed, among other things, bilateral relations, actions to address the effects of Climate Change and the initiative of the President of the Republic. for the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, efforts to address the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, regional developments, migration, EU-Jordan relations and cooperation between the two countries in various fields such as Trade and Tourism.
Source From: Capital