PM attends Irbid, Arab Cultural Capital event

PM attends Irbid, Arab Cultural Capital event
(Photo: Jordan News)

AMMAN — Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh said nominating Irbid as the Capital of Arab Culture and Madaba as Capital of Arab Tourism point to Jordan’s high status at the regional and international levels, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Patronizing a Saturday celebration in Irbid, which was attended by Minister of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship Ahmad Hanandeh, MPs and local figures, Khasawneh said that the northern city, like other regions in the Kingdom, is known for its cultural and scientific contributions.

He referred to His Majesty King Abdullah’s initiatives to defend the true image of Islam and promote Islamic values that exalt human dignity,

The premier also reiterated Jordan’s call for an immediate cessation of the Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip and the need for the international community to help stop the aggression, provide protection to the Palestinian people, and lift the blockade on Gaza.

He warned that the Israeli escalation would hinder any effort to achieve peace on the basis of the two-state solution.

Read more National news
Jordan News