Doghmi awarded for distinguished parliamentary efforts

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AMMAN — The Arab Parliament has awarded the Order of Arab Excellence of the First Degree to Jordan’s Speaker of the Lower House Abdel Karim Al-Doghmi, a local media outlet reported.اضافة اعلان

It said Doghmi was awarded in recognition of his pioneering role in the development of parliamentary action, his contributions to the promotion of solidarity and joint Arab action, and his outstanding national role, according to a statement by President of the Arab Parliament Adel Al-Asoomi.

Asoomi made the statement during a session held in Cairo to appoint a new president for the parliament.

In a response speech, Doghmi said that the award “is merely a recognition for Jordan and its leadership, represented by His Majesty King Abdullah”.

He highlighted King Abdullah’s support for Jordanians, which encourages them to win medals and recognition in Arab and international forums.

This tribute is “a great honor”, Doghmi said, increasing the responsibility that he and members of the parliament must shoulder.

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