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King swears in new JIACC board members


The Jordan Times


AMMAN — The chairperson and board members of the Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission (JIACC) were sworn in on Thursday before His Majesty King Abdullah at Al Husseiniya Palace.
Muhannad Hijazi was sworn in as chairperson of the JIACC alongside board members Sami Salaytah, Osama Mheisen, Mamoun Qatarneh and Mustafa Rawashdeh, according to a Royal Court statement.
Prime Minister Omar Razzaz and Royal Hashemite Court Chief Yousef Issawi attended the swearing-in.
Following the swearing-in, King Abdullah received a copy of the JIACC’s annual report, which details the commission’s achievements in 2018 as well as recommendations aimed at enhancing performance, the statement said.
During the meeting, His Majesty underscored the important role of the JIACC in promoting the rule of law, integrity and justice, stressing the need to continue achievements in fighting corruption.
The King also reaffirmed his support for the commission’s mandate and highlighted the importance of continued follow-up on its findings, the statement said.
For his part, Chairman Hijazi gave a briefing on the main achievements of the JIACC as detailed in its annual report.

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