His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF)-Arab Army, reaffirmed the important role of JAF’s moral guidance and iftaa departments in raising awareness among army personnel.
At a meeting attended by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, King Abdullah told the two departments’ directors and personnel that they are responsible for helping JAF personnel deal with any social issues they face.
His Majesty noted the importance of unifying the messaging, reinforcing Jordanian and Islamic values, and upholding the principles of the Arab Army.
The King also expressed pride in JAF personnel, commending their professionalism, Petra news agency reported.
During the meeting, held as part of regular outreach to the military, His Majesty was briefed on the two departments’ plans and tools to convey media and religious messages that call for maintaining positive values and seek to boost morale and promote good citizenship.
Adviser to His Majesty for Policies Bisher Khasawneh attended the meeting.
In another development, King Abdullah on Monday visited Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) to review measures taken by the government to resume flight operations.
Accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, King Abdullah called for implementing public health and safety measures, in line with international standards, to safeguard the wellbeing of travelers.
His Majesty stressed that implementing these measures is a shared responsibility among all stakeholders, which requires cooperation and coordination to ensure public safety, and called for continuously assessing procedures to update them when necessary.
During the visit to QAIA, the King inspected the arrivals hall, the COVID-19 screening laboratory, the test result waiting area, and the border control and immigration hall.
For his part, Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, accompanied by the ministers of interior, health, and transport, said the airport is reopening on Tuesday after measures have been taken to ensure public safety, adding that arrangements have been made to resume flight operations with the United Arab Emirates and Turkey. The government is also working to reopen other border crossings in full, but after meeting safety requirements, he added.
His Majesty was also briefed on the country classification system (green, yellow, and red) and plans to gradually increase the number of flights.
Royal Hashemite Court Chief Yousef Issawi and Adviser to His Majesty for Policies Bisher Khasawneh accompanied the King on the visit.