Former Jordanian premier returns to his old job

Former Jordanian Prime Minister Modar Wadran formed a 21-man government Thursday in which he retained the post of minister of defense. Mr. Badran succeeds Dr. Qassem al- Rimawi, who resigned earlier in the day. No reason for the resignation was given. The new Cabinet includes 12 ministers from the outgoing government. Political sources expect no policy change on either the international or Arab levels.

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