King Abdullah says recent terror attacks were test of Kingdom's security and stability
Jordan's King Abdullah II stressed that the Parliament must deal with the government with a sense responsibility and reach out to the people in drafting the legislation that will drive development forward.
In his speech on the occasion of the opening of the 3rd Ordinary Session of the 14th Parliament on Thursday, the king also spoke about the recent terrorist attacks in Amman. "When the hand of traitors targeted Jordan's security and terrorized its innocent citizens and guests , the country passed, with great success, a critical test of its security and stability. Their treachery was overcome by the brave men and women of our Armed Forces , Public Security, General Intelligence and Civil Defence , and by Jordanians who united gallantry , pride, steadfastness and belonging," he said.
"Thus, a security strategy capable of dealing with these changed circumstances and containing these challenges is in order. This requires the drafting of legislation that serves this strategy to ensure that Jordan will remain as it always has been, an oasis of security and stability and haven for freedom where human rights are respected."