Deputizing for His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II on Tuesday inaugurated the JAF’s Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Training City in Zarqa.
Established through funding from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the city groups all the JAF’s schools to facilitate the implementation of training requirements.
Crown Prince Al Hussein was received by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Yousef Hneiti and a number of senior JAF Officers, national news agency Petra reported.
His Royal Highness conveyed King Abdullah’s greetings to JAF personnel, reaffirming His Majesty’s keenness to ensure all the resources needed for the JAF’s development are provided, to enable personnel to undertake their duties efficiently and effectively.
The Crown Prince expressed appreciation of the United Arab Emirates for funding the establishment of the training city, within the framework of bilateral cooperation, in affirmation of the strong ties between the two countries and peoples.
His Royal Highness said this cooperation remains a steadfast approach, rooted in historical ties that are strengthened by the two countries’ leaderships.
At the inauguration ceremony, the Crown Prince toured the training city and was briefed on its duties, functions, and future goals.
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Training City, founded in line with His Majesty’s keenness to enhance the capacities and training of JAF personnel, includes schools for the Royal Engineering Corps, JAF officers, and a logistical administration and training institute, with plans to add additional schools and institutes in the future.
UAE Ambassador to Jordan Ahmed Ali Mohammed Al Balushi and the Emirati Military Attaché attended the inauguration ceremony.