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King praises army’s preparedness to help in calamities

 

The Jordan Times

 

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), paid a visit on Sunday to the General Command of JAF, according to a Royal Court statement. 
 
 His Majesty was received by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat and discussed with him JAF’s operations and exercises, as well as logistic matters.
 
King Abdullah commended JAF’s efforts exerted in dealing with the Dead Sea accident, voicing his pride in the security agencies for their preparedness under all circumstances.
 
Flashfloods led to 21 fatalities and dozens of injuries on Thursday, mostly among schoolchildren from an Amman-based private school. 
 
Around 2,000 army, security and civil defence personnel took part in the rescue operations. 
 
The King also expressed his pride in the JAF’s efforts in defending Jordan and maintaining its security and stability, voicing his confidence in the “advanced level” reached by the JAF. 
 

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