King urges government to cut drug prices

Jordan

Published: 2019-06-11 17:10

Last Updated: 2019-06-12 09:06


King urges government to cut drug prices
King urges government to cut drug prices
Petra News Agency Source

His Majesty King Abdullah II urged the government to take immediate action to cut drug prices.

His Majesty said during a meeting with Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, "When it comes to the health of Jordanians, there is no courtesy. The current drug prices are not suitable, and a solution must be found immediately."

The meeting was attended by the Minister of Health, Saad Jaber and Director General of the General Organization for Food and Drug Administration, Hayel Obeidat.

The meeting was also attended by Advisor to His Majesty for Communication and Coordination, Bisher Khasawneh and Adviser to His Majesty for Policies and Media Kamal Al Nasser.