Jordan’s, Mr. Sami Halaseh, Minister of Public Works and Housing, has met in Amman the UK’s Ambassador to discuss ways of boosting co-operation between Jordanian and British companies in the construction sector in Jordan.

According to Jordan News Agency, the meeting, which took place ahead of a meeting of the Arab-British Economic Forum due for this week, saw Halaseh, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Housing and Urban Development Corporation and the Jordanian National Building Council, provide an overview of the ministry’s activities, that includes designing and supervising the construction of government buildings and directly overseeing the housing sector development.

Millett, meanwhile, said that efforts would be made to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the construction sector, particularly that of the provision of engineering expertise in areas such as renewable energy, energy conservation and traffic safety.