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Royal Decree approves reshuffle of Khasawneh’s Cabinet

By JT - Oct 11,2021 - Last updated at Oct 11,2021

His Majesty King Abdullah swears in the new ministers at Al Husseiniya Palace on Monday (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)

AMMAN — A Royal Decree was issued on Monday, approving a reshuffle of Prime Minister Bisher Khasawneh’s Cabinet.

 

The Royal Decree approved the appointment of the following:

 

1.    Wajih Owais as Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research

2.    Saleh Kharabsheh as Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources

3.    Yousef Shamali as Minister of Industry, Trade, and Supply

4.    Faisal Shboul as Minister of State for Media Affairs

5.    Haifa Najjar as Minister of Culture

6.    Wafaa Bani Mustafa as Minister of State for Legal Affairs

7.    Muawieh Radaideh as Minister of Environment

8.    Khairy Amr as Minister of Investment

9.    Nayef Steitieh as Minister of Labour

 

The ministers were sworn in before His Majesty King Abdullah at Al Husseiniya Palace.

See profiles of new ministers

Prime Minister Khasawneh and Royal Hashemite Court Chief Yousef Issawi attended the swearing-in ceremony. 

Another Royal Decree had been issued, approving the resignation of the following, as of 11 October 2021:

1.    Ali Ayed as Minister of Culture

2.    Maha Al Ali as Minister of Industry, Trade, and Supply

3.    Hala Zawati as Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources

4.    Nabil Masarweh as Minister of Environment

5.    Mohammad Khair Abu Qudais as Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research

6.    Mahmoud Kharabsheh as Minister of State for Legal Affairs

7.    Sakher Dudin as Minister of State for Media Affairs

8.    Yousef Shamali as Minister of Labour

 

King Abdullah received the resigning ministers at Al Husseiniya Palace and thanked them for their efforts while in office, according to a Royal Court statement.

 

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