King and Queen of Jordan Celebrate Independence Day
On Monday, King Abdullah II of Jordan attended the ceremony to mark the 68th anniversary of the Kingdom’s independence. As in the three previous years, the ceremony took place at Raghadan Palace in Amman.
Upon arrival at the site of the celebration, the King was received by Crown Prince Hussein, the Royal Court chief and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff. Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour, Senate President Abdul Raouf Rawabdeh, Speaker of the Lower House of Parliament Atef Tarawneh and President of the Judicial Council Hisham Al Tal delivered speeches that focused on this occasion and the accomplishments made by Jordan in various fields.
Also attended the ceremony Queen Rania and her children, Crown Prince Hussein, Princess Iman and Princess Salma, other members of the Royal Family, senior officials, diplomats and key figures. At the ceremony, the King decorated Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour, the Jordan Food and Drug Administration, along with 15 other achievers.Filed under Jordan
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