Jordanian Army Chief Hails Continuous Modernization of Armed Forces

Petra05.05.2022 Jordan
Jordanian Army Chief Hails Continuous Modernization of Armed Forces

Jordanian Army Chief Hails Continuous Modernization of Armed Forces

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Chairman of the Jordanian Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Yousef Huneiti said that the General Command of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), under Royal directives, is continuing with developing JAF to make it militarily compatible with the developed countries.

Huneiti made his remarks as he visited, on Tuesday, Field reconnaissance Battalion of the War Operations Directorate, Petra news agency reported.

He also visited unit affiliated to the Royal Jordanian Engineering Corps, where he was briefed on tasks and duties assigned to it, the most important achievements, and future plans, in order to reach the highest levels of efficiency and readiness.

Huneiti conveyed greetings of His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the of the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF)-Arab Army to his comrades-in-arms on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, praising their efforts and high morale.

On Monday, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Yousef Huneiti, joined Special Royal Guards personnel in performing Eid al-Fitr prayer, where he was received by their commander, Col. Hammad al-Jaafrah.

Huneiti listened to Eid sermon delivered by Mufti of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army Brigadier General Majed Darawsheh.

Darawsheh said that the Arab Army, under the leadership of His Majesty King Abdullah II, is the carrier of Islam message which closely connects the Arab Army with the Islamic holy sites.

In this context, Huneiti visited Khalid Bin Al Waleed Battalion 15, which is affiliated to the King Hussein bin Ali Brigade, where he was received by its commander Brigadier General Nael al-Suheem.

Huneiti conveyed greetings of His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the of the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF)-Arab Army to his comrades-in-arms, praising their efforts in implementing their duties.

The army chief urged all his colleagues to stand united in the face of any attempt that may undermine Jordan’s stability and security, stressing the armed forces’ readiness to provide citizens with help under any circumstances.

In another development, the Royal Jordanian Naval Force and the Royal Navy boats, on Tuesday, rescued a tourist, who was in a cruise on board of a tourist boat in the Gulf of Aqaba.

Ambulance boat and a naval patrol took part in the rescue, as the naval personnel administered first aid to the tourist and transferred his to Prince Hashem bin Abdullah II Military Hospital, where he was reported to be in good condition.

 
 



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