Ministry of Interior (Jordan)

The Ministry of Interior of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (Arabic: وزارة الداخلية) is the ministry in the Government of Jordan. Established in 1921, at the time of the establishment of the Emirate of Transjordan, it is responsible for law enforcement in Jordan. On 7 March 2020, Mazin Abdellah Hilal Al Farrayeh was appointed as minister by Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh.[1]

Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Ministry of Interior
Logo of the Jordanian Ministry of Interior
Ministerial Department overview
JurisdictionGovernment of Jordan
HeadquartersAmman, Jordan
Minister responsible
Child agencies

The Ministry of Interior directs the Public Security Directorate; around 50,000 in 2016, the General Directorate of Gendarmerie, the Civil Defense Directorate and the Civil Status and Passports Department.[2]

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  1. ^ "The Minister". The Ministry of Interior. Retrieved 1 September 2022.
  2. ^ "Ministry of Interior". Government of Jordan. Retrieved 6 January 2017.

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