BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Premier Nouri al-Maliki arrived in Amman, Jordan, today, heading a ministerial delegation.
He was officially received by Jordanian Premier Abdulla al-Nsour.
The Iraqi delegation comprised ministers of trade, agriculture and transport.
The aim of the visit is to discuss the Syrian situation, in addition to bilateral economic ties, as reported by Maliki's media advisor.
During the one-day visit, Maliki will meet Jordanian monarch Abdullah II.
Premier Maliki visited Amman in October, 2010 amid a regional trip.
Jordan was the first trade partner before US occupation of Iraq and main exporters for UN food for oil programme which started in 1996 till 2003.
At the beginning of this month, Iraq granted Jordan 100.000 barrels of crude oil, in addition to selling it with preferred prices.