Jordanian King Bestows Order of State Centennial on Military Retirees

Petra Photo: Petra25.08.2022 Jordan
Jordanian King Bestows Order of State Centennial on Military Retirees

Jordanian King Bestows Order of State Centennial on Military Retirees

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His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army, bestowed the Order of the State Centennial on a number of military retirees and veterans in appreciation of their dedication and service.

The ceremony held at JAF headquarters and attended by several royal family members, is in line with His Majesty’s keenness to honor the role of JAF personnel in service of the nation and its achievements, Petra news agency reported.

Speaking at the event, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Yousef Hneiti highlighted military retirees and veterans as role models of dedication and sacrifice in service of the homeland.

Also during the event, attended by Prime Minister Bisher Khasawneh, General Intelligence Department Director Major General Ahmad Husni, and Public Security Directorate Director Major General Hussein Hawatmeh, Hneiti said royal keenness to follow up on military retirees bolsters national appreciation for their sacrifices.

His Majesty presented the Order of the State Centennial to the honorees and their families.

Meanwhile, His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday participated in the Arab consultative meeting held in New El Alamein City on Egypt’s north coast and attended by a number of Arab leaders.

The meeting, held at the invitation of Egypt President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, also included Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

The leaders stressed the importance of ongoing Arab consultations to bolster cooperation in various fields, in service of Arab countries and to fulfil the aspirations of their peoples.

The need to step up joint Arab action and unify Arab positions to counter challenges was emphasized during the meeting.

The meeting also covered the latest regional and international developments with the leaders reaffirming the need to step up efforts to achieve peace and stability in the region and find political solutions to its crises.

Turning to the Palestinian cause, King Abdullah stressed the need to work closely with all parties to relaunch the peace process between the Palestinians and the Israelis on the basis of the two-state solution, underscoring the importance of supporting the Palestinians as they seek their just and legitimate rights, and including them in regional economic projects.

A number of issues of mutual concern were also discussed to boost cooperation and coordination, especially on the economy, investments, and development. Prime Minister Bisher Khasawneh attended the meeting on the Jordanian side. 



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