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King checks on public agencies’ readiness to deal with weather conditions

By JT - Jan 26,2022 - Last updated at Jan 26,2022

His Majesty King Abdullah visits the main operations room at the National Centre for Security and Crisis Management to check on readiness and preparations to deal with the expected weather conditions on Wednesday (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday visited the main operations room at the National Centre for Security and Crisis Management (NCSCM), to check on readiness and preparations to deal with the expected weather conditions.

During the visit, attended by NCSCM Chairperson His Royal Highness Prince Ali bin Al Hussein, King Abdullah called for maintaining high levels of coordination and cooperation among various agencies and institutions to serve the public, urging a speedy response to emergencies in line with the professionalism of these institutions.

The King commended the efforts of those working in the various operations rooms and in the field.

His Majesty listened to a briefing, via telepresence, by Prime Minister Bisher Khasawneh and the governors of Amman, Tafileh, and Ajloun, in the presence of other governors, on the measures taken to deal with the impact of the expected polar front, including reopening all roads in case of closures.

The briefing covered the readiness of hospitals, preparedness to transport patients in cases of emergency, and the availability of field teams to respond to power outages.

Royal Hashemite Court Chief Yousef Issawi, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Maj. Gen. Yousef Hneiti, and Public Security Department Director Maj. Gen. Hussein Hawatmeh accompanied the King on the visit to the NCSCM.

 

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