King receives FAO delegation

08 November 2022

His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday received a delegation from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) at Basman Palace.
The meeting covered means of bolstering cooperation between Jordan and FAO, especially in supporting agricultural enterprises and addressing food security and climate change challenges.
King Abdullah expressed appreciation for the support Jordan receives from FAO in developing the national food security strategy.
His Majesty called for stepping up regional and international efforts, as well as close coordination, to counter the impact of global crises on food security and other challenges.
FAO Director General Qu Dongyu spoke about FAO’s programmes in Jordan, foremost of which is support for the Kingdom’s national food security strategy to bolster food supply and storage, while ensuring sustainable development.
Director of the Office of His Majesty Jafar Hassan and Agriculture Minister Khaled Hneifat attended the meeting.