King Abdullah Directs Government to Reopen Schools in Jordan

Published January 13th, 2021 - 09:55 GMT
King Abdullah II of Jordan. (Shutterstock/ File Photo)
King Abdullah II of Jordan. (Shutterstock/ File Photo)
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His Majesty says compliance with public safety measures must continue.

King Abdullah on Tuesday directed the government to reopen schools and various sectors in a systematic manner that safeguards public health and the national economy.

Chairing a National Policies Council (NPC) meeting, attended by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein, King Abdullah stressed that public health has been the top priority since the outbreak of COVID-19, noting recent improvements in the epidemiological situation, according to a Royal Court statement.


During the meeting, attended by His Royal Highnesses Prince Feisal, adviser to His Majesty and NPC chairperson, The King said compliance with public safety measures must continue, to maintain improvement in the epidemiological situation, and to facilitate the reopening of various sectors.

Also during the meeting, the King was briefed by Prime Minister Bisher Al Khasawneh and the concerned officials on the latest developments and the measures taken to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

This article has been adapted from its original source.


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