Gov't committed to implementing royal directives — PM

(File photo: Ameer Khalifeh/Jordan News)
AMMAN — Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh congratulated His Majesty King Abdullah on his 60th birthday during Sunday’s Cabinet meeting, saying: "We derive determination, enthusiasm, and persistence from His Majesty King Abdullah II, who embodies the model we follow in work and achievement, serving the country and citizens, and moving with steady steps toward the future," according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

"We always seek to achieve His Majesty's ambitions for a better future for our citizens, and to overcome the challenges that the country has been facing over the past 10 years due to multiple factors, primarily regional, and whose consequences Jordan had to bear," Khasawneh added.

The premier expressed hope that Jordan will recover and witness a better future in the second century of its existence.

Khasawneh also said the government will work relentlessly to implement the Royal directives by reaching out to key sectors, such as tourism, agriculture, and transport, and by bolstering the comparative advantage in other sectors, such as health, medical tourism, and digitalization, the last to keep abreast of the era of digital economy.

He added that the government will immediately begin implementing His Majesty's directives with regard to modernizing administration and improving its efficiency, enabling and stimulating local investment, attracting foreign investment, and prioritizing addressing the issue of unemployment through real partnerships with the vital and productive private sectors.

Khasawneh stressed that the government will not hesitate to take bold, correct, prompt, and firm administrative decisions to improve government procedures and provide the best services to citizens.

The prime minister said the government is totally committed to following the Royal directive to organize a national workshop that brings together economic experts and government institutions to devise a comprehensive vision and a roadmap for the coming years, adding that it will exert utmost effort to meet the aspirations and visions of King Abdullah.

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