(Petra) -- His Majesty King Abdullah II,
the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed
Forces Tuesday visited the Gendarmerie Directorate
and discussed with its director Lt. Gen.
Hussein Hawatmeh security and organizational
related issues .
During the visit, Hawatmeh
briefed His Majesty on security strategies
and administrative measures taken to boost
capabilities and efficiency of the department
personnel as well as their security duties
implemented in cooperation and coordination
with other security agencies.
Hawatmeh stressed that his
department works to ensure law enforcement
and consolidation of its sovereignty in
accordance with principles of justice and
equality in framework of transparency and
respect for human rights.
The King was acquainted with
the directorate's units and formations'
preparedness, strategies and future plans
designed to ensure continued Gendarmerie's
duties and responsibilities at the very
The Monarch commended
the "high efficiency" of the gendarmerie
personnel that enables them to deal with
different security situations, underlining
his pride in all its forces and their role
in preserving the Kingdom's security and