House panel finishes response to King’s speech

Amman, The Lower House of Parliament committee entrusted with drafting a response to His Majesty King Abdullah’s Speech from the Throne, finished the reply on Thursday, and is scheduled to be presented to its next session for endorsement.

During the panel’s meeting, Chairman of the committee, Fawzi Tai’meh, said the ad hoc committee has fully grasped His Majesty’s speech, which highlighted the current national and regional developments, keeping in mind the best interest of Jordan and its citizens.

Tai’meh noted the speech was a roadmap to Jordan’s top priorities, which requires orchestrating efforts to enhance parliamentary performance.

Under the Constitution, the two Houses of Parliament must submit their replies to the King’s Speech from the Throne within 14 days.

Source: Jordan News Agency