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King attends National Defence College graduation

By JT - Jun 15,2021 - Last updated at Jun 15,2021

His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army , poses for a group photo during a graduation ceremony at the Royal Jordanian National Defence College on Monday (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), on Monday at the Royal Jordanian National Defence College, attended the graduation of the 18th National Defence Programme, master's in “Management and Strategic Studies”, and the 4th class of the master’s programme in “Strategies to Confront Extremism and Terrorism”.

The two programmes saw participation from JAF and security agencies’ personnel, employees from ministries and national institutions, and officers from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, and Pakistan, according to a Royal Court statement.

The King was received by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Maj. Gen. Yousef Huneiti and the commandant of the college.

His Majesty also signed the guestbook at the college, expressing pride in the advanced level of academic and military programmes at the Royal Jordanian National Defence College.

The graduation ceremony was attended by Their Royal Highnesses Princes Feisal and Rashid; Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Bisher Khasawneh; Royal Hashemite Court Chief Yousef Issawi; Public Security Directorate Director Maj. Gen. Hussein Hawatmeh; the Royal Jordanian Air Force commander; Mutah University president; and the military attachés of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, and Pakistan.

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