Czech Ambassador: We appreciate Jordan’s position in current unsettled region

Amman, Czech Ambassador to Jordan, Joseph Kotski, said his country, along with its EU partners, highly appreciate Jordan's position in the current unsettled region and its function of a moderating force.

In remarks at a ceremony held by the Czech Embassy in Amman yesterday to mark the country's Independence Day, Kotski said the Czech-Jordanian relation are in excellent level and developing successfully year by year, noting that in April this year his country commemorated the 55th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations with Jordan.

"We are also grateful for the way Jordan approaches the refugee crisis and we help Jordan via two governmental programs in refugee camps Zaatari and Azraq, where we built water and heating system, solar energy panels systems, community children centers, Ceramic Art Therapy Center, electrification of the systems and many more projects," the envoy added, noting that the Czech medical teams, under the third permanent government humanitarian program MEDEVAC, treated more than 3700 wounded or injured refugee patients from Syria and seriously sick patients from Jordan as well since 2013 in Amman.

"We are working to transfer our excellent political relations into more active business cooperation where we feel we still are far beyond our potential. Our bilateral trade exchange during this year will increase approximately for more than 30 % in comparison to the previous year 2018," he added further.

The envoy pointed out that Year 2019 had brought a lot of anniversaries to his country, mentioning the 30th anniversary of the Czech gaining full political freedom in "velvet revolution" and becoming a part of democratic world. "Following that,the 20th anniversary of joining the NATO, and the 15th anniversary of acceding the European Union," he added.

Source: Jordan News Agency