Maaytah meets Arab League delegation

Amman, Jan. 8 (Petra) -- Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications Samih Maaytah on Tuesday received a delegation from the Arab League (AL), currently on a visit to Jordan to observe the upcoming parliamentary elections.

Maaytah, who is also the government spokesman, said the government is satisfied with the arrival of Arab and European observers to report and cover the electoral process.

The government role is limited to increasing citizens' awareness and urging them to participate in the elections, he said, adding that the Independent Elections Commission (IEC) is the agency that is overseeing the whole process.

The government, he added, is committed not to interfere in the elections and to ensure fair and transparent process, stressing that reform and change can be carried out through real participation.

//Petra// A SH


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