Political insider, diplomat, and intellectual Adnan Abu Odeh passes away

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AMMAN — Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh expressed condolences and sympathy over the passing away, on Wednesday, of former minister and head of the Royal Hashemite Court Adnan Abu Odeh, according to Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Khasawneh recalled Abu Odeh’s great services and efforts, and his political, intellectual and cultural contributions over decades, in the various positions he held: minister of culture and information more than once, minister of tourism and antiquities, Royal Court chief, political advisor to His Majesty King Hussein bin Talal (may his soul rest in peace), head of the Royal Hashemite Court, and Jordan’s permanent representative to the UN.

Abu Odeh, recipient of the Order of Al-Istiqlal (Independence) of the First Degree, was a member of the Senate for three terms between 1974 and 1997, and a member of the Jordanian National Consultative Council. He also worked as an advisor to His Majesty King Abdullah.

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