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Hussein Al-Majali

Hussein Al-Majali
Public Security Directorate
Assumed office
May 2010
Personal details
Born (1960-01-24) 24 January 1960
Al Karak, Jordan
Nationality Jordanian
Relations Hazza' al-Majali (Father)
Habis al-Majali (Uncle)
Ayman Hazza' al-Majali (Brother)
Religion Islam

Hussein Hazza' Al-Majali (ar: حسين هزاع المجالي) (24 January 1960)[1] is a Jordanian general and the minister of interior and minister of municipal and rural affairs.

Early life and education

He was born in Karak in Jordan in 1960, the son of former Jordanian Prime Minister Hazza' al-Majali. His brother, former deputy prime minister Ayman Hazza' al-Majali currently serves as a member of the Jordanian parliament.[2]

Al-Majali was commissioned on 23 January 1982 as a lieutenant. He holds a bachelor degree in political sciences from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina (1981), and a bachelor and a master of science in military sciences, from Mutah University, Jordan. He speaks Arabic, English and French.


Al-Majali worked in many military positions, progressing to the rank of major general. Most notably, he held the position of the commandant of Royal Guards at the time of the late King Hussein. He was decommissioned in 2002. He was appointed in 2005 as the ambassador of Jordan to Bahrain, a position he held until ٍ9 September 2010 when he was commissioned as the commandant of public security forces, after Lieutenant General Mazen Al-Qadi was decommissioned.[3] On 13 December the same year, Al-Majali was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general.


  1. ^ "السيرة الذاتية لمدير الامن العام حسين المجالي « عمان نت". Amman net. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Lower House wants number of independent gov’t entities cut to 42 Jordan Times
  3. ^ Archives Jordan Times

External links

  • Public Security Directorate - Jordan
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