King urges bolstering cooperation between legislative, executive authorities

19 January 2021

His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday stressed the importance of bolstering cooperation between the legislative and executive branches, noting Parliament’s important legislative and oversight role.
At a meeting with the Senate president, the speaker of the House of Representatives, and members of the two Chambers’ permanent offices, King Abdullah stressed the importance of Parliament’s Code of Conduct in enhancing public trust in the legislative authority, noting that a number of draft laws require Parliament’s attention, in line with current national priorities.
His Majesty stressed Parliament’s important role in building on the state’s achievements, as it begins its second centennial, urging teamwork among all institutions to proceed forward in development efforts, especially on the administrative side, to enhance the level of public services.
Speaking at the meeting, Senate President Faisal Fayez said Jordan is strong with its institutions and the determination of its people, while House Speaker Abdul Monem Odat noted the Chamber’s commitment to bolstering public confidence in Parliament and focusing on adherence to the Code of Conduct.
Members of the two Houses’ permanent offices stressed the need to enhance the role of parliamentary committees and increase public trust in state institutions.
Royal Hashemite Court Chief Yousef Issawi and Adviser to His Majesty for Policies Haifa Khraisha attended the meeting.