King leaves for Morocco, Scotland
Amman, Aug. 3 (Petra) -- His Majesty King Abdullah II, Wednesday, left Amman heading for Morocco, where he is set to meet the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, at his residence in Tangier.
The two leaders will hold talks on bilateral ties, in addition to the latest regional and global developments.
After his visit to Morocco, King Abdullah II will depart to Scotland's capital, Edinburgh, to attend the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo as a guest of honor. The festival is one of the world's most popular and highly anticipated military events.
The Royal Jordanian Honor Guard - Silent Drill Team, the Jordanian Armed Forces Band, the Royal Guards Brigade and Circassian guards will be representing Jordan in the festival, which coincides with Jordan's celebrations of the centenary of the Great Arab Revolt.
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, took the oath as Regent in the presence of Cabinet members.
King, Saudi monarch discuss ties, Mideast issues
Tangier, August 3 (Petra) -- His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Wednesday, met with Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saudi, at his residence in the Moroccan city of Tangier.
During the meeting, the two leaders discussed Jordanian-Saudi relations which received a boost following the establishment of a joint coordination council. The talks, attended by Deputy Saudi Crown Prince and Minister of Defense, Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, dealt with the latest developments in the Middle East.
The Saudi monarch hosted a lunch banquet in honor of King Abdullah II attended by top officials from both sides.