His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), on Wednesday attended the graduation of the 17th National Defence Program and the 3rd class of the Master’s Program on “Strategies to Confront Extremism and Terrorism” at the Royal Jordanian National Defence College.
King Abdullah was received by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Yousef Hneiti and the Commandant of the College.
His Majesty distributed certificates to the graduates, who included army and security personnel, as well as state and ministry employees.
The King also signed the guestbook at the Royal Jordanian National Defence College, Petra news agency reported.
His Royal Highness Prince Feisal bin Al Hussein, and a number of senior officials and heads of security agencies attended the graduation.
Earlier, King Abdullah, accompanied by Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, on Tuesday received Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) First Lt. Mohammad Kasasbeh at Al Husseiniya Palace.
King Abdullah commended the exceptional performance of First Lt. Kasasbeh, who obtained the Ace Award in the Aerospace Ground Equipment course at the US Sheppard Air Force Base, according to a Royal Court statement.
The meeting with First Lt. Kasasbeh is in line with His Majesty’s support for JAF and security agencies’ personnel, and his keenness to follow up on their conditions, building their capacities, and enhancing their skills and readiness, the statement said.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Yousef Hneiti and the RJAF Commander attended the meeting.