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Jordanian poet Hayel Ajlouni passes away

By Petra - Apr 28,2014 - Last updated at Apr 28,2014

AMMAN — Jordanian poet and artist Hayel Ajlouni passed away on Sunday at the age of 70 at Al Hussein Medical City.

Ajlouni completed his secondary education in Cairo in 1961 and later studied at Alexandria University and Madrid University, where he earned a master’s degree in interior design.

He worked at Jordan Television and was sent on a scholarship to study television production in England and Taiwan.

He was promoted several times during his career at Jordan Television.

Ajlouni has several published poetry collections.

He will be laid to rest at Sweileh cemetery on Monday afternoon.

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