Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
FILE - Gov. Gary R. Herbert talks about a trade mission to California before he leaves at the Salt Lake International Airport in Salt Lake City on Thursday, April 11, 2013.

SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert is on his way to Jordan and Israel for a trade mission.

The trip is hosted by the Governor's Office of Economic Development and the World Trade Center Utah.

Herbert is scheduled to arrive in Jordan on Saturday and attend meetings in Amman before heading to Israel on Monday.

The trip includes visits to Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. The governor is expected to return to Utah on Oct. 28.