Media & Communication Directorate
Royal Hashemite Court (Jordan)
King visits Civil Defence Department
Amman, 23 April 2014
His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces, visited the Civil Defence Department (CDD) on Wednesday and checked on services provided by the staff.
King Abdullah voiced his appreciation of CDD personnel's efforts to safeguard the country's achievements, stressing the need to develop civil defence services.
His Majesty also met with Lt. Gen. Talal Kofahi, the department's director, and listened to a briefing on the CDD's training programmes and future plans.
The King was also shown a prototype of an ambulance designed to carry 12 injured people and equipped with the latest technology.