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26 needy families receive new homes in Karak, Madaba through Royal initiative

1. Royal Initiatives
Royal Court Chief Yousef Issawi said that the Royal Court follows up on the implementation of the initiative and ensures that the new houses enjoy basic services, in cooperation with government agencies. (Photo: Petra)
AMMAN –– Under the Royal initiative for housing, some 26 needy families in the governorates of Karak and Madaba were handed the keys of their new houses on Saturday, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The initiative was launched in 2005 to secure decent housing and a stable life for underprivileged families across the Kingdom, in implementation of His Majesty King Abdullah’s pledges during his meetings with dignitaries and public figures from various governorates.

Each house has two bedrooms, a living room, a kitchen, a bathroom, and a fenced outdoor courtyard; they are also connected to basic services, such as water, electricity and infrastructure.

Royal Court Chief Yousef Issawi, head of the committee that follows up on the implementation of the Royal initiatives, handed the keys to 10 houses to beneficiaries in the Ghor Al-Sammar area and to five houses in Ghor Haditha, in Karak Governorate, during a ceremony attended by Minister of Public Works and Housing Yahiya Al-Kisbi and Minister of Social Development Ayman Mufleh.

An underprivileged family in Karak also received the key to their new house, upon instructions by King Abdullah who is keen on improving the quality of life, ensuring delivery of service and creating income-generating projects that secure jobs for the local communities.

In Madaba Governorate, Issawi handed over the keys to 11 new house to beneficiaries selected based on field surveys and transparent and fair criteria set by the Ministry of Social Development, taking into account the economic, social, and health status of the families.

Issawi said that His Majesty’s top priority is to raise the standard of living of citizens, solve the problems they face, provide aid to underprivileged families and humanitarian cases, and secure basic needs, such as housing, particularly to people in underprivileged areas.

He said the families benefiting from the housing initiative were going through harsh social and economic conditions and living in old and dilapidated houses, and that the new lodgings will ensure a healthy environment and a decent life.

He said that the Royal Court follows up on the implementation of the initiative and ensures that the new houses enjoy basic services, in cooperation with government agencies.

Beneficiary families expressed deep appreciation for the generous Royal gesture, which reflects the King's care and interest in securing a decent life for citizens, and for the continuation of the Royal initiatives despite the difficult conditions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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