Amman, (Petra) His Majesty
King Abdullah II, on Wednesday chaired a
meeting to follow up on the progress of
work on implementing the government’s
plan to develop the public sector and accelerate
the accomplishment of the e-government program.
During the meeting at Al Husseiniya
Palace that was attended by Prime Minister
Hani al-Mulki, the King stressed the importance
of full commitment to reforming the public
sector and overcoming any obstacles that
might face this process as it is a strategic
track that benefits all Jordanians.
The meeting also reviewed
programs related to public sector reform
including the implementation of the e-government
program. His Majesty stressed the need for
cooperation between all ministries and various
institutions to carry out the plan without
He said that anyone who hampers
these programs or other plans to improve
economic performance and develop services,
will be held accountable, adding that efforts
of each official will be assessed in accordance
with the accomplishments they makes.
Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki
said that a number of government services
will be fully computerized by the first
of January 2018.
During the meeting, ICT Minister
Majd Shweikeh presented a briefing about
the government’s plans to implement
e-services as well as measures that will
be taken to reform the public sector to
serve citizens and improve performance of
The meeting was also
attended by the Royal Court chief and the
director of the King’s Office.