The Royal Court delivers 19 buses to charities and youth associations

Yousef al-Isawi
(Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN - Chief of the Royal Court, Youssef Hassan Al-Isawi, Chairman of the Committee to Follow Up the Implementation of His Majesty's Initiatives, delivered today, Thursday, 19 buses and vehicles for charities, youth clubs and civil society institutions engaged in tourism, training and rehabilitation of young people, women, persons with disabilities, orphans and the elderly, in accordance with the Royal High Directives, as reported by Al Ghad.اضافة اعلان

During the delivery ceremony at the Hashemite Royal Cabinet, Al-Isawi said, in the presence of the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Nayef Al-Fayez, and the Minister of Social Development, Ayman Al-Muflih, that the support of philanthropists, volunteers, youth, professionals and tourists is a translation of His Majesty King Abdullah II's continuing guidance to enable formal institutions, sports clubs and those working in the service of persons with disabilities and orphans, to provide quality services to target groups, as well as centers seeking to improve tourism realities in their areas.

as well as supporting institutions by training the young people, rehabilitate and provide them with employment opportunities.

Muflih also added, “All of the property initiatives were aimed at providing decent livelihoods and improving the economic conditions of citizens.”

He noted that His Majesty King Abdullah continuous rapid implementation and delivery of development projects, aimed at achieving sustainable social and economic development, providing employment opportunities and ensuring a better standard of living for the targeted groups, in accordance with a clear vision and specific timelines, implemented in cooperation and partnership with the various state institutions.

Al-Isawi noted that the royal initiatives includes many vital sectors: health, education, agriculture, strengthening the role of women and youth, tourism, social welfare and infrastructure, empowering civil society institutions, especially those that have been successful and active in serving their communities and embracing the leaders, by providing them with transportation which will enable them to continue to carry out their humanitarian mission and achieve their noble goals, and to provide the best services to the beneficiary groups, where ownership initiatives focus on enhancing the reality of local communities, enhancing their productivity and activating the role of the people in the development process in order to consolidate the principle of self-reliance.

He recalled that young people enjoy the attention and care of His Majesty the King, who constantly calls for action to create conditions for them to activate their potential and invest their capacities to participate in sustainable development.

A large number of royal initiatives have been launched for the youth sector, including the establishment of youth centers, sports clubs and stadiums in various regions of the Kingdom which benefit thousands of young people in order to develop and embrace their talent.

During his speech, Al-Isawi referred to the distribution of transportation to a number of successful and active organizations serving their communities, such as charities, youth sports clubs and various civil society institutions, including the provision to the Shobak Visitor Centre of six electric cars for the transport of tourists, which were directed by His Majesty the King during his contact meetings with citizens, in response to the demands of these associations, clubs, and civil society institutions.

For his part, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Nayef Al-Fayez said that the Ministry appreciated the royal interest in tourism and His Majesty the King's support for this sector, which had suffered in the past as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

He also added that His Majesty the King had visited the Shobak Brigade last year and had stressed the importance of taking advantage of the touristic potential the brigade has.

The Ministry had prepared and started implementing an integrated plan for the area.

The street leading to Shobak Castle had been completed in conjunction with the ongoing work on the restoration of the castle and a specialized study is taking place to develop the various services in the Brigade.

Al-Fayez pointed out that this royal initiative, through which the Shobak Visitor Centre was delivered with six electric cars, was a qualitative addition to the experience of the local and foreign visitor of the area, as well as the facilities it provided to older persons and persons with disabilities to visit the castle and easily access its facilities.

He also said that the distribution of buses to institutions, associations and centers contributed to improving the quality of services provided.

The minister added that those institutions had a special place in the conscience of His Majesty the King, who had consistently maintained that economic and social development is a national goal that we all sought to achieve.

Muflih noted that the role of the Ministry of Social Development lay in providing all possible facilities and support to the various charitable and development associations active in the service of local communities.

For their part, the representatives of the beneficiaries have paid for the ownership initiative, which contributes to the support and empowerment of these institutions and enhances their capacity to serve local communities and target groups, as well as to improve the quality of their services and address the various challenges they face.

During the delivery ceremony, the rules of public safety were fully observed in view of the exceptional circumstances in which the Kingdom was experiencing because of the Corona pandemic.

The bus and vehicle delivery ceremony was attended by the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Youth, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and a number of representatives of beneficiary social institutions, clubs and youth centers.

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