Cabinet approves regulations of governorate councils

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AMMAN — The Cabinet approved a bylaw regulating the functions of councils in Jordan’s 12 governorates, according to Jo24.اضافة اعلان

It said the approval came in a meeting Sunday, headed by Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh.

The bylaw organizes the work of councils, defining procedures for their meetings, decision making mechanism, managing their affairs, forming committee and elections. It also outlines the roles of the councils’ presidents, their deputies and assistant and the mechanism followed for their election, as well as provisions for the council’s secretariat.

The Cabinet also approved a financial system under which the councils will operate. It organizes financial matters pertaining to the governorates, including preparing budgets and funds allocated to the various councils.

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