King attends part of Aqaba Process meetings

His Majesty King Abdullah speaks during a meeting with the head and members of a royal committee tasked with modernizing the political life-related laws in Amman on Monday. (Photo: Royal Court)
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AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah, on Wednesday via telepresence, attended part of the Aqaba Process meetings, according to a Royal Court statement. اضافة اعلان

The meetings covered emerging security risks and threats, and ways to counter them, especially in light of the technological developments and tools exploited by terrorist groups to spread extremist ideologies and misinformation.

This round of meetings, attended by His Royal Highness Prince Feisal bin Al Hussein, covered means of unifying and integrating efforts among all stakeholders to pre-empt threats and proactively prevent them.

The meetings included security and military representatives from the US, and European, Asian, and African countries, as well as representatives of major international companies and academic institutions.

The Aqaba Process initiative, launched by His Majesty in 2015, aims to enhance security and military coordination and cooperation, as well as the exchange of expertise and information, among various regional and international stakeholders, to counter terrorism within a holistic approach.

Due to global interest in its themes, the Aqaba Process initiative’s meetings have also been held outside Jordan, in Albania, the Netherlands, Nigeria, the US, the UN, and Singapore.

Director of the Office of His Majesty Jafar Hassan, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Maj. Gen. Yousef Hneiti, General Intelligence Department Director Maj. Gen. Ahmad Husni, and Public Security Department Director Maj. Gen. Hussein Hawatmeh attended the meetings.

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