King Approves Cabinet Reshuffle, New Ministers Sworn In

تم نشره في Sun 15 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM
  • King Approves Cabinet Reshuffle, New Ministers Sworn In
  • Ayman Safadi, minister of foreign affairs and expatriates
  • Ghaleb Zoubi, minister of interior
  • Omar Razzaz, minister of education
  • Mamdouh Abbadi, minister of state for Prime Ministry affairs
  • Hadithah Khreisha, minister of youth
  • King Approves Cabinet Reshuffle, New Ministers Sworn In
  • King Approves Cabinet Reshuffle, New Ministers Sworn In

AMMAN —AlGhad— The King’s Royal Decree was issued today, Sunday, approving the Cabinet reshuffle in Premier Dr Hani Mulqi’s government, including five new ministers and a new portfolio for an outgoing minister, upon the Prime Minister’s recommendation.

The newly assigned ministers are: Mamdouh Abbadi as minister of state for Prime Ministry affairs, Ghaleb Zoubi as minister of interior, Ayman Safadi as minister of foreign affairs and expatriates, Omar Razzaz as minister of education and Hadithah Khreisha as minister of youth.

Bisher Khasawneh, the minister of state for foreign affairs in the outgoing government, was named minister of state for legal affairs.

The new ministers were sworn in before His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday.

Minister Khasawneh was unable to attend as he is currently overseas in an official capacity.

As customary, King Abdullah received the resigned ministers at Raghadan Palace to thank them for their efforts.

Earlier on Sunday, a Royal Decree was issued accepting the resignation of the following ministers: Jawad Anani, deputy prime minister for economic affairs and minister of state for investment affairs; Mohammad Thneibat, deputy prime minister for services and education minister; and Nasser Judeh, deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs and expatriates, as well as Salameh Hammad, minister of interior; Rami Wreikat, minister of youth; Fawaz Irshaidat, minister of state for prime ministry affairs; Yusuf Mansur, minister of state for economic affairs; and Khasawneh, as minister of state for foreign affairs, were accepted.

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