Ministry of Interior (Jordan)

The Ministry of Interior of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (Arabic: وزارة الداخلية) is part of the Cabinet 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 January 15, 2017, Ghaleb Zu'bi was appointed as Minister by prime minister Hani Mulki.

Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Ministry of Interior
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Logo of the Jordanian Ministry of Interior
Ministerial Department overview
Formed1921
JurisdictionGovernment of Jordan
HeadquartersAmman, Jordan
Minister responsible
  • Sameer Mubaidin, Minister
Child agencies
Websitehttp://www.moi.gov.jo/

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.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ministry of Interior". Government of Jordan. Retrieved 6 January 2017.