During his visit to Jordan, the deputy head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Paweł Jabłoński, visited the Zaatari refugee camp located 12 kilometers from the Syrian border, where he met with Dr. Yaroup Ajlouni, president of the Jordan Health Aid Society International. Bilateral relations, the situation in the Middle East and migration were among the topics of the talks between the deputy minister and the secretary general of the Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Yousef Batainh.
Paweł Jabłoński, deputy head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, visited Jordan on Monday and Tuesday. During the visit, he talked with the secretary general of the Jordanian Ministry of Diplomacy about, among other things, political, diplomatic, military and economic cooperation, in particular the possibilities of strengthening exports in key industries for the Polish and Jordanian economy, such as agriculture, food production and processing, and renewable energy.
“Scenarios for the development of the situation in the Middle East were also discussed, its impact on the security situation in the region and beyond – especially in terms of migration – as well as possible actions by the international community,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed.
The deputy head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs visits a refugee camp
The deputy chief of Polish diplomacy also visited the Zaatari refugee camp 12 kilometers from the Syrian border, where he met Dr. Yaroup Ajlouni, president of Jordan Health Aid Society International. As part of cooperation with JHASI, in December 2017, the Polish Center for Medical Training and Consultations was established, where training programs for the camp staff and educational sessions for its residents are conducted.
Currently, two projects are being carried out by the Polish embassy in Amman, the aim of which is to provide access to specialized diagnostics for patients at high risk of cancer living in Zaatari and to provide access to specialized gynecological and obstetric care for pregnant patients and mothers with young children from from the poorest parts of the country.
“An important element of the visit of Deputy Minister Jabłoński were also meetings with representatives of the Jordanian Chamber of Commerce, the Jordanian-European Business Association and the Arab Renewable Energy Commission (AREC). During these meetings, the most promising areas of economic cooperation, especially in the field of modern technologies, were discussed. including in the drone sector, green technologies and the agri-food sector “- the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced in a statement.
The ministry reminded that the total value of development and humanitarian aid provided by Poland to Jordan in 2012–2020 amounted to almost PLN 26.5 million, including about PLN 3.8 million in 2020.
Main photo source: Twitter / ZaatariCamp