King Abdullah told Prime Minister Omar al Razzaz in a letter accepting his resignation that mistakes were made in the handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Parliament dissolvement means the government must resign within a week to pave the way for elections in November.
Jordan's King Abdullah appointed Omar al-Razzaz after the resignation of Hani Mulki as prime minister in the wake of ongoing anti-austerity protests. King Abdullah earlier said the nation is "at a crossroads."
King Abdullah has asked Education Minister Omar al Razzaz to form a new government after Hani Mulki resigned as prime minister. However, the change in administration has not calmed protestors angry over IMF-dictated austerity measures.
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