Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Gen. Mashal Al Zaben on Monday received China’s Ambassador to Jordan Gao Yusheng and China’s Deputy Military Attaché Lu Jun.

The two sides discussed ways to boost cooperation and coordination between the armed forces of Jordan and China.

On the sidelines of the meeting, an agreement was signed between Jordan and China under which the Chinese army will extend a grant to the Jordan Armed Forces to provide the Kingdom with military equipment, valued at around $4.9 million.