Director of Public Security Maj. Gen. Hussein Al-Hawatmeh, in the presence of the Mayor of Amman, Dr. Yousef Al-Shawarbeh, followed up an exercise carried out by the Civil Defense Directorate in central Amman, in cooperation with the specialized security and traffic units in the Abdali Hospital building in the Boulevard area.
The exercise aimed to maintain the efficiency of coordination between the formations of the Directorate and state institutions, to enhance readiness in responding to potential or emergency incidents, and to test the safety of procedures taken in firefighting, rescue and ambulance operations. The exercise included simulating a fire, the presence of a chemical and radioactive leak, and the rescue of stuck people.
Maj. Gen. Al-Hawatmeh was briefed by the Director of Civil Defense, Brig. Gen. Hatem Yaqoub Jaber, in which he outlined the most important field applications that highlighted the harmony between the participating units from the police, gendarmerie and civil defense, and presented the most important equipment used and the effective human and logistical capabilities that the unit was provided with in the modernization and development stage at the The firefighting, rescue and ambulance units, the hazardous materials handling team, and specialized cadres from the criminal laboratory, the gendarmerie forces, the Capital Region, the traffic and the emergency department participated in the exercise.
At the end of the exercise, which was attended by a number of senior public security officers, Maj. Gen. Al-Hawatmeh met the personnel participating in the exercise, conveying to them the greetings of His Majesty King Abdullah II, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and His Majesty's pride in the efforts of Public Security personnel.
Al-Hawatmeh praised the high professionalism of the participants and the outstanding level they showed in dealing with exercise. He also expressed his appreciation for the efforts made by civil defense personnel, in cooperation with all public security personnel, to carry out the noble humanitarian mission in preserving lives and property, in accordance with best practices.
Maj. Gen. Al-Hawatmeh thanked all the national authorities working in partnership and cooperation with the Public Security Directorate, praising the role of the specialized teams in the Amman Municipality, and the keenness shown by the Abdali Hospital administration to ensure emergency plans and prepare to deal with all circumstances.