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Shared responsibility

Apr 28,2020 - Last updated at Apr 28,2020

Ad-Dustour’s Lama Abseh said that the government’s decision to allow citizens to use their private vehicles and restart public transportation is a sound decision. Abseh said that the decision guarantees the gradual opening of sectors and, at the same time, is controlled by public health and safety requirements to preserve the progress achieved in the Kingdom regarding to the pandemic.

The writer said that since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been clear cooperation between the government and the people, as most decisions were welcomed by almost everyone. She said that the government also took some decisions based on feedback from people, the most recent of which has been ending the ban on using private vehicles within a specified time period of the day.

Similarly, the columnist said that people must display an increased sense of responsibility to maintain the Kingdom’s progress regarding the pandemic.

She said that all Jordanians must adhere to public health and safety requirements, highlighting that heads and owners of reopened sectors must be worthy of the trust given to them and commit to preventing the return of the virus.She said that these heads and owners must rigorously deal with direct selling clients who fail to adhere to instructions.

The writer said that Jordan has achieved coronavirus prevention levels to be proud of on the international arena, however, the country is in a recovery phase that must be overcome successfully. Abseh stressed that any societal neglect in this regard could lead to a relapse that Jordan cannot afford.

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