Deputizing for His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II attended on Monday the graduation ceremony of the fourth class of Future Knights (Forsan Al Mustaqbal) Officers, held at the Royal Military College.
During the ceremony, attended by Their Royal Highnesses Prince Feisal bin Al Hussein and Prince Mired bin Ra’ad, as well as Prime Minister Bisher Khasawneh and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Yousef Huneiti, Crown Prince Al Hussein inspected the ranks of graduates, Petra news agency reported.
Speaking at the ceremony, JAF Mufti Hassan Makhatreh underscored the Hashemite leadership’s keenness to establish and advance military education to provide young Officers with the knowledge and qualifications needed to succeed in military service.
For his part, Royal Military College Commandant Sufian Suleihat said the College is working on implementing His Majesty’s vision in developing its educational and training programs to equip officers with the military and leadership skills needed for service at JAF.
Also during the ceremony, attended by General Intelligence Department Director Major General Ahmad Husni, Public Security Directorate Deputy Director Brigadier General Mohammad Tbaishat, and a number of senior officials and JAF Officers, Crown Prince Al Hussein distributed awards to top achievers.
On the sidelines of the ceremony, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Yousef Huneiti handed the certificates to top graduates and students of sister countries from the fourth class of Future Knights Officers at the Royal Military College.
Major General Huneiti urged the graduates to strictly adhere to the military discipline, show a spirit of responsibility, work with great energy and exert every effort to defend the homeland and maintain its security and stability.
He lauded the graduates’ efforts over a full year of military training, especially in practical and scientific fields, which contributed to their success and achievements.
“On this blessed day, as we celebrate the graduation of a group of Future Knights officers, who were the focus of attention and follow-up of the JAF General Command. The graduates have completed the training curriculum prescribed for them, and they have been prepared militarily, intellectually and physically, to be competent officers in our armed forces,” Royal Military College Commandant Sufian Suleihat said.
Founded in 1950, the Royal Military College graduates Officers from JAF and Armed Forces in other Arab countries.