‘Gov’t not obligated to explain contract terminations’ — minister

Tawfiq Krishan
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Local Administration Tawfiq Kreishan. (File photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Local Administration Tawfiq Kreishan said that appointments and contract terminations fall under the authority of the government, and that the government is not obligated to disclose its reasons for appointing or terminating the services of directors or institutions, Al-Rai reported.اضافة اعلان

Kreishan was speaking during the Lower House session held on Monday, after MPs directed questions to the government concerning the termination of the contract of the former director of the Social Security Corporation, Hazem Al-Rahahleh.

Kreishan stressed that the government follows the laws and the constitution when it comes to terminating the contracts of directors of official institutions.

He also stated that the government “appreciates” recent parliamentary interventions regarding a bill amending the Social Security Law for the year 2022.

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