Impediment of partisan work is a crime by law – Interior Minister

Faraya pledges to aid in establishing, enhancing, and protecting political party memberships

(Photo: Jordan News Agency, Petra)
AMMAN — Interior Minister Mazen Faraya said on Monday, September 4, that the government is committed to supporting all political parties to guarantee and promote partisan work, reiterating that his ministry is only a facilitator and fair-minded to all parties.اضافة اعلان

Spreading partisan culture through open channels with civil society institutions and meetings with citizens to encourage them to join political parties is essential, Faraya said as he chaired a meeting with governors to discuss the modernization of the political system and the election and political party laws, Jordan News Agency, Petra reported.

Political modernization and freedoms
The minister stressed support of the modernization scheme as a vision of His Majesty King Abdullah, which stems from his conviction that the country's future lies in partisan work and programs that enhance the national identity and the values of citizenship.

Faraya said the Political Parties Law states that Jordanians have the right to establish and join parties in accordance with the constitution, adding that the forbids discrimination against, harassment of, holding accountable, or assaulting any person, whether a citizen or a party activist, because of his party affiliation.

He called on administrative governors to play a key role in creating a sound environment supportive of partisan work.

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