Royal Decree appoints new health, labor ministers

Jordan

Published: 2021-03-29 14:38

Last Updated: 2021-05-06 03:38


Royal Decree appoints new health, labor ministers
Royal Decree appoints new health, labor ministers

A Royal Decree was issued Monday approving an amendment to the government of Prime Minister Bisher al-Khasawneh, appointing the Head of the National Center for Epidemics Firas Al-Hawari as Minister of Health and the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply Youssef Al-Shamali as Minister of Labor.

The two ministers took the constitutional oath in front of His Majesty King Abdullah II at Al Husseiniya Palace.

The swear-in was attended by Prime Minister Bisher al-Khasawneh and Chief of the Royal Hashemite Court Yousef al-Essawi.

The Royal Decree was issued after the resignation former Minister of Labor Maen al-Qatamin was approved on March 8 and after a Royal Decree was issued to dismissing the former Minister of Health Nathir Obeidat on March 13 as a result of Al-Hussein Salt New Hospital Incident.


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