Royal Decree approves Cabinet reshuffle

Jordan

Published: 2018-10-11 13:43

Last Updated: 2018-10-11 21:18


Royal Decree approves Cabinet reshuffle
Royal Decree approves Cabinet reshuffle
Roya News Source

A Royal Decree was issued approving the changes made to the current Cabinet, which is headed by Omar Razzaz.

The new Cabinet members were sworn in before His Majesty King Abdullah at Al Husseiniya Palace on Thursday, October 11, 2018. Below are the seven new ministers:

Ghazi Zaben as Minister of Health.
Falah Al Omoush as Minister of Public Works and Housing.
Mohammad Abu Rumman as Minister of Culture and Minister of Youth.
Ibrahim Shahahdeh as Minister of Agriculture and Minister of Environment.
Bassam Talhouni as Minister of Justice.
Basma Ishaqat as Minister of Social Development.
Raed Abu Soud as Minister of Water and Irrigation.
Majd Shweikeh as Minister of State for Institutional Performance Development.
Azmi Mahafzah as Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research. 

The new Cabinet members were sworn in before His Majesty King Abdullah at Al Husseiniya Palace.

Royal Hashemite Court Chief Yousef Issawi, and Adviser to His Majesty and Director of the Office of His Majesty Manar Dabbas attended the swearing-in.

 

Another Royal Decree was issued on the same date, accepting the resignation of the following ministers:

  • Adel Tweissi as Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research
  • Hala Bseiso Lattouf as Minister of Social Development
  • Mahmoud Sheyyab as Minister of Health
  • Yahya Kisbi as Minister of Public Works and Housing
  • Nayef Al Fayez as Minister of Environment
  • Majd Shweikeh as Minister of Public Sector Development
  • Khaled Hneifat as Minister of Agriculture
  • Awad Abu Jarad Mashagbeh as Minister of Justice
  • Munir Oweis as Minister of Water and Irrigation
  • Azmi Mahafzah as Minister of Education
  • Makram Queisi as Minister of Youth
  • Basma Nsour as Minister of Culture