Elections of Jordan Teachers Association (J)TA) Council kick off

Elections of Jordan Teachers Association (JTA) Council in its third session kicked off in Amman on Saturday.

Head of the supreme committee overseeing the elections, Sami al-Silaita, announced the start of the voting process after participation reached the quorum.

According to the amended Jordan Teachers Association law, the president, vice-president and 12 members of the council will be elected, with one member for each governorate.

Five candidates including Hussein al-Shboul, Ahmad al-Hajaja, Issa al-Tarawneh, Ghalib al-Mashakaba and Musa Maharama are vying for the JTA presidency.