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Cooperation Agreement between Royal Jordanian and King Abdullah II Center for Excellence

2012-12-13

Amman, Dec. 11, 2012 – Royal Jordanian and King Abdullah II Center for Excellence signed a cooperation agreement today under which Royal Jordanian grants preferential benefits to the award-winning institutions of the King Abdullah II Award for Excellence for the private sector.

Royal Jordanian President/CEO Amer Hadidi and Executive Director of the King Abdullah II Center of Excellence Yasera Ghosheh signed the agreement based on the common desire of both parties to support the culture of excellence and promote private sector organizations to deliver the best products and services. In addition, the agreement encourages the private sector to participate in the King Abdullah II award for excellence and seek to win this award.

After signing the agreement, Hadidi expressed his delight with Royal Jordanian being the first company to give the award-winning private organizations preferential treatment, stressing that this step stems from the airline’s keenness to support the private sector and encourage it to develop its performance and the application of the standards of excellence.

Ghosheh embraced the signing of this agreement, noting that this move will enhance the center's efforts to get more advantages to the private sector institutions, expressing pleasure over strengthening relations of cooperation with a prestigious company like Royal Jordanian.

King Abdullah II Center for Excellence was founded in January 2006 according to By-law Number (6) of 2006. The center is the national reference for quality and excellence, running the King Abdullah II Award for Excellence, one of the most national esteemed awards in all sectors, aiming to promote the culture of excellence in all sectors in order to increase Jordan's international competitiveness.

The award is also bound to stimulate the government institutions to adopt scientific measures in planning and implementing its programs and projects for outstanding performance and high transparency.