14% of deputies predict gov’t will leave, 85% expect it to stay — survey

Khasawneh team delivered on 33% of its economic priorities program — Rased report

Lower House  Parliament
(File photo: Ameer Khalifeh/Jordan News)
AMMAN — The highlights of a report by Al-Hayat Center-Rased for civil society development in Amman on the performance of the government of Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh, two years after its formation, show that it has delivered  on 33 percent of its economic priorities program (2021–2023), a local media outlet reported. اضافة اعلان

Rased’s methodology was based on the government’s published plans, its director, Amer Bani Amer, said, adding that the report comes within the framework of consolidating the concept of accountability and strengthening independent monitoring of government performance.

According to Bani Amer, the report was based on a survey of lawmakers’ opinions of the government.

A total of 703 decisions were taken by the government in the first two years since it was formed, the report found. The administrative area took the highest percentage of these decisions, at 26.3 percent, followed by the financial and economic fields, at 25.7 percent, and legislation, at 24.6 percent.

The report shows that Cabinet members took 248 trips during the period December 10, 2020, and October 11, 2022. It also shows that 8 percent of deputies believe that the ministerial team was able to carry out its responsibilities and fulfill its obligations to a great extent, while 48.7 percent believe that it was moderately capable of doing so, and 28.3 percent that it was least capable.

The results also show that 14.2 percent of the deputies want the government to leave, while 85.8 percent of the deputies believe that the government will remain.

On satisfaction with the government’s follow-up and coordination with the House of Representatives, 9.7 percent of the MPs said that they were highly satisfied, 30.2 percent were moderately satisfied, while 33.6 percent were dissatisfied.

Regarding the state of public freedoms and human rights, 15 percent of the MPs were highly satisfied, 55.8 percent were moderately satisfied, 14.2 percent were least satisfied, and 15 percent were dissatisfied.

As for the MPs’ satisfaction with the government’s handling of the political reform file, 23 percent were largely satisfied, 33.6 percent were moderately satisfied, 23.9 percent were least satisfied, and 19.5 percent were dissatisfied.

With regard to the government’s dealings with political parties, 17.7 percent of the representatives said that they were highly satisfied, 38.1 percent were moderately satisfied, 21.2 percent said they were least satisfied, and 23 percent said they were not satisfied.

As for the government’s handling of the crises and challenges it has faced, 18.6 percent said that the government was highly capable, 43.4 percent said it was moderately capable, and 20.3 percent said it was least capable.

On the unemployment file, 17.7 percent said that the government was able to deal with it to a limited extent, while 46 percent of the deputies said they were not satisfied.

Read more National news
Jordan News