CAIRO: A Jordanian delegation including Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi was received by his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry in Cairo.

The two sides agreed to prepare and activate a joint plan for cooperation in the field of food security, and to start implementing it within a month in partnership with the private sector in both countries, according to Jordan’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply.

Ahmed Hafez, spokesman for Egypt’s Foreign Ministry, said the meeting was attended by the ministries of finance, transportation, trade and industry.

Yousef Al-Shamali, Jordan’s minister of industry and trade, discussed with his Egyptian counterpart Ali Al-Maselhi in Cairo mechanisms to enhance cooperation in food security.