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TRAINING: Jordan opens military training centre for women

Posted 17 June 2021 · Add Comment

Jordan has opened a Military Women’s Training Centre in the Ghabawi area in Zarqa Governorate, which was established in cooperation between JAF and NATO.

Deputizing for His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), HRH Princess Salma bint Abdullah II officially inaugurated new centre.
In the ceremony, attended by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Yousef Hneiti and Senior JAF Officers, Director of JAF’s Military Women’s Affairs Department, Colonel Maha An-Nasser, gave a speech in which she stressed the importance of the centre in developing and empowering military women and training them to keep abreast with developments and achieve a high level of professionalism.
An-Nasser said that the centre was designed according to the highest standards to become a regional hub to provide training support for military women by preparing and qualifying female officers and non-commissioned officers from various JAF military types in terms of tactics, security and administration to carry out duties entrusted to them with efficiency and competence.
Princess Salma toured the centre’s buildings, which include specialized training rooms and a nursery for children, to serve the centre’s female officers by providing the necessary care for their children.
In the ceremony, which included a show conducted by the female musicians faction, Princess Salma attended an exercise by male and female officers of the Reaction Force Brigade (QRF)/the Raiders Battalion of the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Quick, showcasing the distinguished level and high professionalism of the participants.

RIGHT: Princess Salma at the official opening

(Image: Petra News Agency)


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