Royal Decree accepts Hawatmeh’s resignation as PSD director

11 September 2022

A Royal Decree has been issued, promoting Maj. Gen. Hussein Hawatmeh to the rank of Lieutenant General as of 10 September 2022.

Another Royal Decree was issued, accepting the resignation of Lt. Gen. Hawatmeh from his position as director of the Public Security Directorate (PSD) as of 11 September 2022.

In a letter to Hawatmeh, His Majesty King Abdullah paid tribute to his distinguished service as PSD director and in other key positions.

King Abdullah said Hawatmeh successfully implemented the mission he was tasked with—merging the General Directorate of the Gendarmerie and the Civil Defence Directorate into the PSD.