UJ Center for Strategic Studies Director, and Prof. Abdullah Oweidi Abbadi , Cell Therapy Center Director, were honored by His Majesty King Abdullah on the occasion of the 72nd Independence Day on Thursday.
Prof. Abdullah Oweidi Abbadi was decorated the Order of King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein for Excellence of the First Class for his distinguished efforts and excellence in medicine and introducing bone marrow transplant to Jordan and the Arab region.
Whereas, the Centre for Strategic Studies was awarded the Order of Independence of the First Class for the institution’s role in conducting studies and research papers of strategic dimensions .
This came during the official national celebration marking Jordan’s 72nd Independence Day which was attended by His Majesty King Abdullah with Her Majesty Queen Rania and HRH Crown Prince Hussein.
The country won its full independence on May 25, 1946, following the end of the British mandate.