04 June 2006 — Jordan Central Bank Governor receives DFSA Chairman

Dr. Umayya Toukan, Governor of Jordan Central Bank, received the Chairman of Dubai Financial Services Authority, Dr. Habib Al Mulla, in Amman to discuss matters of mutual interest.

The meeting at the Central Bank reviewed the rapid progress of the Dubai Financial Services Authority, and its emerging role as a benchmark for world-class financial regulation in the Middle East.

Commenting on the courtesy visit, Dr. Al Mulla said: "The Dubai Financial Services Authority seeks to enhance relations with the leaders of the region's financial community — to gather insights and explore areas of common interest that will sustain the authority's commitment to best practice."

Dr. Al Mulla's two-day visit to Jordan includes a courtesy visit to the Jordanian Securities Commission, and the signing of a MoU with Jordan's Insurance Commission.