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Minister: Jordan keen on implementing royal directives on human rights




(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman, July 23 (Petra) -- Interior Minister, Salameh Hammad, on Tuesday said the ministry, in cooperation with relevant bodies, is keen on implementing royal directives concerning human rights.
Hammad made the remarks during a workshop on international humanitarian law for administrative governors and personnel of the Public Security Department and the Civil Defense Department, in the presence of the two department's directors.
The minister stressed that developing the capacities of administrative governors and enhancing their knowledge of international concepts related to human rights and international humanitarian law is a priority for the ministry.
He said the goal is to consolidate the democratic approach and respect for human dignity as a solid basis for good governance.
The minister stated that the ministry's main objective is protecting the country and human rights, pointing to the security apparatuses role in this regard, in accordance with the Jordanian Constitution.
Jordan shouldered the burden of hosting various waves of refugees over the years, he added, noting that the Kingdom's humanitarian treatment is a model, in terms of respect for human dignity and providing refugees with their basic needs for a decent living.
He sid that the international support Jordan received amounts to only 38 percent of the actual amount needed to host refugees.
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Minister: Jordan keen on implementing royal directives on human rights

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