His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), attended Monday at the Royal Jordanian National Defense College, the graduation of the 18th National Defense Program, Master’s in “Management and Strategic Studies”, and the 4th class of the Master’s Program in “Strategies to Confront Extremism and Terrorism.”
The two programs saw participation from JAF and security agencies’ personnel, employees from Ministries and national institutions, and Officers from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, and Pakistan.
King Abdullah was received by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Yousef Hneiti and the Commandant of the College, Petra news agency reported.
His Majesty also signed the guestbook at the College, expressing pride in the advanced level of academic and military programs at the Royal Jordanian National Defense College.
The graduation ceremony was attended by Their Royal Highnesses Princes Feisal bin Al Hussein and Rashid bin El Hassan; Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Bisher Khasawneh; Royal Hashemite Court Chief Yousef Issawi; Public Security Directorate Director Major General Hussein Hawatmeh; the Royal Jordanian Air Force commander; Mutah University President; and the Military Attachés of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, and Pakistan.