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His Majesty King Abdullah II said Jordan's economy was moving in the right direction and "our efforts over the past five years have been devoted to conduct economic and social reforms." This is clearly illustrated through the international financial institutions' assertion that Jordan has accomplished a distinguished economic restructuring, King Abdullah added in interview with the Japanese leading paper "Nihon Keizai Shimbun".
Jordanian-Japanese historical ties have been further strengthened and deepened through a meeting bringing together His Majesty King Abdullah II and Emperor of Japan Akihito and Empress Michiko at the Emperor Palace on Tuesday.
His Majesty King Abdullah II's talks with Japanese officials and representatives of firms Monday focused on mechanism of activating economic cooperation between Jordan and Japan, and urging Japanese firms to invest in Jordan and be informed on the investment opportunities Jordanian economy affords for foreign investors.
His Majesty King Abdullah II Sunday started a three day working visit to Japan, where he is due to discuss with Japanese officials economic relations between the two friendly countries, Japanese aid to Jordan and increasing Japanese investment opportunities in the Kingdom.
His Majesty King Abdullah said that Amman's "political saloons" is the biggest barrier facing Jordan's development because they are working against each other adding that this game must end. The King, however, welcomed the existence of "political saloons" which work positively.
His Majesty King Abdullah II Saturday left for Tokyo in a four day working visit to Japan, where he is expected to meet with Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Mitchiko.
His Majesty King Abdullah II on Saturday will begin a three-day working visit to Japan to hold talks with Japan's Emperor Akihito. It will be the King's second visit to Tokyo since ascending the Throne in 1999.
Production of wood has been started in Aqaba following a 17 year stop due to the stumbling and accumulated losses that inflected the factory. His Majesty King Abdullah II Thursday launched the new factory, owned by Red Seas Company, which will enable 120 workers out of 250 find job opportunities.
His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday received at Beit Al Barakah Commander General of the U.S. Central Command Lt General Tommy Franks.
His Majesty King Abdullah II Wednesday affirmed that he takes every possible step to encourage foreign investors invest in Jordan and taking it a regional center for them.