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Hawwari takes oath as president of national epidemiology centre

By JT - Dec 16,2020 - Last updated at Dec 16,2020

AMMAN — Firas Hawwari on Tuesday took the oath of office before Prime Minister Bisher Al Khasawneh after a Royal Decree approved his appointment as president of the National Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases Centre.

Minister of Health Nathir Obeidat attended the swearing-in ceremony, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. The Cabinet in November endorsed the bylaw to establish the centre in response to the Royal directives of His Majesty King Abdullah in his Letter of Designation, which stressed the importance of enhancing the “ability to deal with the pandemic and any similar future challenges”.

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