Jordan marks 67th anniversary of Arabisation of JAF leadership

01-03-2023 09:21 AM

Ammon News - Wednesday marks the 67th anniversary of the Arabisation of the leadership of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), which falls in March 1.

In 1956, His Majesty the late King Hussein Arabised the high command of the JAF through the removal of British officers, particularly Lt. Gen. John Bagot Glubb, the British commander of the Arab Legion. In March 1957, the Anglo-Jordanian Agreement was abrogated, followed by the evacuation of British forces from the Kingdom.

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