A Busy Day for King Abdullah II & Queen Rania of Jordan

  August 30, 2016 at 2:53 pm by

Accompanied by his wife Queen Rania, King Abdullah II of Jordan started his busy schedule this Monday by recieving a group of Jordanian students, who obtained the highest scores in the General Secondary Certificate Exam (tawjihi).

During the reception, which took place at the Royal Offices in Al Husseiniyeh Palace, the King and Queen proudly discussed and praised the students for their great academic progress and achievements.

Following the Tawjihi students event, the royal couple recieved the Jordanian Olympic mission who participated in the Rio Olympic Games. Among them was the Taekwondo athlete and gold medal winner Ahmad Abu Gaush, who granted his country its first ever Olympic medal. King Abdullah II honored Abu Ghaush and his coach Faris Al Assaf,  bestowing upon them the ‘King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein Medal of Excellence’ of the first order for this historic sports achievement. The national taekwondo team head coach Chang Wen-Pin was also awarded the King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein gold medal.

According to Petra News Agency, the ceremony was attended by Prince Faisal, President of the Jordan Olympic Committee, Prince Al Hassan, president of the Higher Council for Self Defence Sports, and Prince Rashid Bin Al Hassan, Taekwondo Federation President.

Queen Rania, who will celebrates her 46th birthday tomorrow, concluded the day by attending the Amman Design Week Opening Ceremony, which was held under Her Majesty’s patronage at the Ras Al Ain Gallery and Hangar in downtown Amman. The ADW is an initiative of the queen and expected to host the work of more than one hundred local and regional designers.

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2 Responses to A Busy Day for King Abdullah II & Queen Rania of Jordan

  1. Natalya says:

    Happy Birthday to Her Majesty Queen Ranja !

  2. Mona says:

    She has really a nice style

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