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Inauguration of the Partnership Secretariat in Jordan

In September 2020, the Energy Partnership Secretariat was opened at in the Jordanian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources in Amman.

EP Secretariat inauguration
Bassam Darwish (left) and Johannes Uhl (right) of GIZ inaugurate the Energy Partnership secretariat at the Jordanian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.

Establishment of the Partnership

On April 9, 2019, the Jordanian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Hala Zawati, and the German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Peter Altmaier, signed a declaration of intent of the two governments. This marked the establishment of the Energy Partnership which will now be the central forum for high-level exchange on sustainable energy policy in German and Jordan.

Signing of the JDoI
© BMWi/Andreas Mertens

Establishment of the Energy Dialogue

The cooperation on energy policy between Jordan and Germany was first established in 2016 as an energy dialogue.

Signing of the Energy Dialogue MoU
German Economics Minister Gabriel (left) and Jordanian Foreign Minister Judeh (right). © BMWi/Andreas Mertens
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