Jordan’s human rights commissioner meets Afghan envoy

Commissioner General for Human Rights, Aladdin Armouti, stressed the importance of promoting a culture of human rights and raising awareness of its requirements.Speaking during his meeting on Thursday, with the Afghan ambassador to Jordan, Tariq Shah B…

Commissioner General for Human Rights, Aladdin Armouti, stressed the importance of promoting a culture of human rights and raising awareness of its requirements.

Speaking during his meeting on Thursday, with the Afghan ambassador to Jordan, Tariq Shah Bahrami, Armouti said activating international human rights charters and conventions requires entrenching them within national cultures and legislation, to become an integral part of the respective national legal system.

In this regard, Armouti reviewed the role of Jordan's National Center For Human Rights (NCHR) in protecting and promoting human rights.

The envoy, for his part, valued the NCHR's efforts to enhance the human rights situation and public freedoms in the Kingdom, in a manner that ensures the rule of law and preserves human rights.

The diplomat also praised the Kingdom's supportive stances for his country, especially on human rights issues.

Armouti and Bahrami, moreover, stressed the need to maintain channels of contact and cooperation in a manner that would serve human rights issues in the two countries.

The officials also stressed the importance of enjoying human rights, in accordance with international standards governing good governance and the rule of law.

Source: Jordan News Agency