King meets key figures in Karak, inaugurates public hospital’s expansion….1st and final add

His Majesty directed the government to visit Karak Governorate and listen to public demands in terms of services, noting the importance of follow-up and identifying the governorate’s priorities to improve economic conditions and combat poverty and unemployment.

For their part, Karak community leaders and figures expressed appreciation for the King’s visit and highlighted the governorate’s economic, service, and development needs.

They commended His Majesty’s steadfast positions on the Palestinian cause and Jerusalem, as well as efforts to promote security and stability in the region.

Speaking at the meeting, Prime Minister Omar Razzaz outlined projects implemented by the government in Karak, stressing that work will continue in coordination with the governorate council based on identified needs and priorities.

Royal Hashemite Court Chief Yousef Issawi said work is underway on a number of new initiatives, including constructing 48 housing units for underprivileged families, a club for veterans, and public parks and playgrounds.

Earlier on Sunday, His Majesty had started his Karak visit by inaugurating the expansion of the 250-bed Karak Public Hospital, which includes catheterisation, cardiac surgery, burns and kidney stone crushing units.

Health Minister Saad Jaber briefed the King on the expansion project, noting that opening these new units cost JD3.5 million.

Adviser to His Majesty for Communication and Coordination Bisher Khasawneh, Adviser to His Majesty for Policies and Media Kamal Al Nasser, Adviser to His Majesty for Tribal Affairs Saad Hayel Srour, Interior Minister Salameh Hammad, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat accompanied His Majesty on the visit.

Source: Jordan News Agency