October 7th, 2019. AmCham – Jordan in collaboration with the Jordan Investment Commission (JIC) held an executive lunch featuring H.E. Dr. Khaled Wazani in his capacity as the newly appointed Chairman of JIC; under the title of “JIC Rising to the Challenge” sponsored by one of our outstanding members Petra Engineering Industries Co.
The event aimed at providing an interactive dialogue & exchange of ideas presenting the commission’s new direction and approach to attract green field investments, and position Jordan as a regional business hub under its new leadership.
During the welcoming remarks, Chairman Eng. Bataineh, relayed the support of AmCham-Jordan and its members to JIC under its new leadership. “We have a renewed faith in the redefinition of the Institution’s roles to meet the aspirations and goals set out in the 2014 Investment Law.”
A key note speech was delivered by H.E Mike Hankey, Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Jordan, quoting” The relationship between the U.S and Jordan, built over seven decades, is strong, and our commitment to the stability of Jordan and to the prosperity of the Jordanian people is unwavering. A key component of our strategic partnership is our economic engagement, is greatly strengthened by the US-Jordanian FTA.”
AmCham – Jordan is proud to have worked side by side with JIC, and other ministries, agencies, chambers and associations in strengthening the National TIJARA Coalition; which is a strong network of public – private partners dedicated to fostering trade and investment relations with the U.S.