• Mon. Oct 26th, 2020

Jordan's King Abdullah appoints palace aide Bisher al Khasawneh PM

Jordan's King Abdullah appoints palace aide Bisher al Khasawneh PM

AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan’s King Abdullah on Wednesday appointed inclined diplomat and palace aide Bisher al Khasawneh as the unique top minister, days after accepting the resignation of Omar al-Razzaz, the royal palace stated.

The monarch dissolved parliament on Sept. 27 at the discontinue of its four-year term, a switch that below constitutional principles intended the govt. had to resign inside a week.

In a letter of designation, the monarch stated he entrusted Khasawneh, who has been a palace manual since closing year after a profession largely spent as a diplomat and peace negotiator with Israel, to invent a cabinet of qualified ministers who would upward push to the nation’s challenges.

Khasawneh will oversee parliamentary elections due on Nov. 10 whose final consequence’s anticipated below an electoral law that marginalises the Islamist opposition to connect a majority of dependable-govt deputies.