Deputizing for CP, Fayez attends Arab Youth Network in Elections

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AMMAN — Deputizing for HRH Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah, Senate President Faisal Al-Fayez patronized the launch of the Arab Network for Youth in Elections, organized by the Independent Election Commission (IEC) in cooperation with the Organization of Arab Electoral Management Bodies (ArabEMBs).

In remarks at the opening ceremony on Tuesday, Fayez conveyed the Crown Prince’s blessing of the launch of the Arab Network for Youth in Elections, the first of its kind in the Arab region.

He said that His Majesty King Abdullah has upheld reform in all fields with a solid political will, vision to the reform process, and future democracy in Jordan.

He cited reform milestones, including the first constitutional amendment in 2011, which resulted in the Constitutional Court, the Judicial Council, and an enhanced Parliament and judiciary, as well as setting up the electoral commission, and passing legislation to promote integrity, transparency, and public freedoms.

Fayez noted that His Majesty attaches great importance to the country’s young men and women, and has faith in their ability to bring about positive change to build a Jordan capable of facing challenges.

IEC board of commissioners Chairman Moussa Al-Maytah called for unlocking the energies of youth to fulfill their future aspirations, and support them to reach decision-making positions.

ArabEMBs President, chairperson of Somalia’s National Independent Electoral Commission, Halima Ismail, said the launch of the network will help develop the political capabilities of Arab youth and their involvement in political and electoral work. She emphasized the pivotal role of youth in the development and prosperity of nations. اضافة اعلان



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