On Tuesday, October 20, 2015, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan met with the President of Tunisia, Mr. Beji Caid Essebsi, at the royal palace in Amman. The purpose of today’s visit was to strengthen bilateral and economic relations between Jordan and Tunisia.
Petra News writes that during today’s meeting His Majesty stated that:
“…Jordan and Tunisia are facing common challenges, particularly economic, and specifically the fight against poverty and unemployment, in addition to dealing with the refugee problem in both countries.
The King congratulated President Essebsi on the international appreciation and recognition Tunisia’s democratic experience has won, through awarding the Nobel Prize for peace for the Tunisian national dialogue quartet.
King Abdullah said Jordan and Tunisia share common characteristics that should pave the way towards greater cooperation in addressing challenges and building stronger partnerships in various fields.”