Jordan Army’s Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mashal Al Zaben met on Monday with his Romanian counterpart, Lt. General Nicolae-Ionel for talks on military cooperation, Jordan’s (Petra) news agency reported.
During the meeting, the two military chiefs discussed latest regional and global developments, in addition to means to advance the military ties between the two countries’ Armed Forces.
General Mashal Mohammad Al-Zaben (born 1953) is the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Jordanian Armed Forces since 23 February 2010. On 22 May 2012 Al-Zaben was promoted to General, and received the Istiqlal Medal of the First Order.
On 7 January 2015 Al-Zaben was named Military Advisor for King Abdullah II of Jordan.
The Jordanian Armed Forces, also referred to as the Arab Army, are the military forces of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. They consist of the Ground Forces, Air Force, and Navy and are under the direct control of the King of Jordan who is the Commander-in-Chief.