Jordan: PM Bashar Al Khasaouna mourns passing of former PM Mazar Badran
Jordan: PM Bashar Al Khasaouna mourns passing of former PM Mazar Badran (image credits Facebook)

Jordan: Prime Minister Bashar Al-Khasaouna, one of Jordan’s most prominent men, mourned former Prime Minister Mazar Badran, who passed away on Saturday, after a busy life of giving in serving the country and his Hashemite leadership and in many positions of responsibility.

Prime Minister Bashar Al Khasaouna expressed his deepest condolences on the passing of the deceased, citing his good attitude and great service as one of the loyal Jordanian men who worked faithfully, devotedly to the positions and rewarded the homeland at various levels, in the civil and military spheres, and strived hard to serve the Hashemite leadership and uplift the homeland.


“With the departure of a damaged country, Badran, Jordan loses one of its dedicated sons who served hard, honestly and responsibly at important historical stages of the Jordanian age,” the Prime Minister said.

The deceased has served the post of Prime Minister four times, as Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defence twice between 1976 and 1979, and as Prime Minister and Defence Minister in 1980-1984 and 1989-1991.

The late also held the position of Chairman of the Hashemite Royal Diwan, the King’s Advisor for National Security Affairs, Minister of Education and Education, Member of the Council of the Eyes for more than a course, and Secretary General of the Royal Diwan – Chief Trustee of the Royal Palace.

The deceased also retired from military service with the rank of a major general, where he held the position of Director of Public Intelligence and, before that, Assistant to the Director of Public Intelligence of the Foreign Department and a Legal Advisor and Public Prosecutor to the Treasury of the Jordanian Armed Forces – the Arab Army.

The deceased took over the presidency of the Executive Office for the Occupied Land Affairs, the Chairman of the Royal Committee for the Construction of the Yarmouk University, the chairmanship of the Royal Committee to Build the University of Science and Technology, the Chairman of The Royal Committee for Construction of the Hashemite University, the Chairman of Board of Trustees of the Hashemia University, and the member of the Executive Committee of the Arab National Union.

The late Badran was born in Jarash Governorate in 1934 AD and received the Medal of Independence of the fourth-degree, the third-degree Nahda, the Planet of the First-degree, and the Studded Nahda.



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