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Jordan PM paves way for anticipated cabinet reshuffle

If carried out, reshuffle would be third government shake-up since PM Omar al-Razzaz drew up cabinet last year

Ali H. M.Abo Rezeg   | 08.05.2019
Jordan PM paves way for anticipated cabinet reshuffle


Jordanian Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz on Wednesday asked members of his cabinet to tender their resignations in advance of an anticipated government reshuffle.

According to official Jordanian sources, the reshuffle is expected to be carried out “within days”.

Al-Razzaz has been quoted by official Jordanian news agency Petra as saying that the planned reshuffle “comes in line with the requirements of the upcoming phase”.

He did not elaborate further.

Notably, the anticipated reshuffle will be the third such government shake-up since al-Razzaz formed his first cabinet in June of last year.

Written by Laith al-Juneidi 

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