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dazzling 05-09-2016 04:16 AM

King Abdullah and Queen Rania Current Events Part 36: May 2016 - Aug 2018
 
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May 9, 2016

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Rossina 05-10-2016 12:04 AM

King receives military officials participating in SOFEX
Amman, May 9 (Petra)-- His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Monday, received a number of military officials, whose countries are taking part in the 11th Special Operations Forces Exhibition (SOFEX) 2016, which is specialized in the defense industry, the manufacturing of special operations equipment and national security.

King Abdullah held separate meetings, at Al Husseinyah Palace, with military commanders from the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Australia, Romania, Mexico, Belgium, South Africa and Poland.

The meetings discussed friendship and cooperation relations between Jordan and these countries in various fields, especially in military and defense spheres.

The meetings also focused on opportunities presented by SOFEX, the world's number one and the only exhibition in the region, specialized in the field of special operations equipment and national security, to set up economic and military partnerships between these countries, as well as between the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF) - Arab Army and the armies of these countries.

Rossina 05-11-2016 12:35 AM


Queen chairs Royal Health Awareness Society Board of Trustees meeting


Amman, May 10 (Petra) -- Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah highlighted the importance of raising health awareness on a range of issues including the dangers of drug use, while chairing the Royal Health Awareness Society’s (RHAS) Board of Trustees meeting on Monday. The meeting reviewed the pivotal role RHAS plays in promoting healthy practices among Jordanian families, and its plans for future improvement.

The board members discussed a recent report that indicated a spike in drug use and addiction in both public and private schools, and called for an urgent awareness campaign to curb this trend.

Her Majesty commended RHAS’s various projects, which have promoted healthier practices among local communities across the kingdom, and noted that she has directly witnessed evidence of their positive influence during her visits to various organizations benefiting from the society’s programs.

Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees Dr. Rami Farraj assured Her Majesty that the Society remains committed to including a larger number of beneficiaries in its newly established programs, and reinforcing its partnerships with specialized organizations. Director of RHAS Mrs. Hanin Odeh briefed the board members on the work that has been done to improve overall health practices in schools and local communities.

Godiva 05-11-2016 03:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Rossina (Post 1887889)

Queen chairs Royal Health Awareness Society Board of Trustees meeting


Amman, May 10 (Petra) -- Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah highlighted the importance of raising health awareness on a range of issues including the dangers of drug use, while chairing the Royal Health Awareness Society’s (RHAS) Board of Trustees meeting on Monday. The meeting reviewed the pivotal role RHAS plays in promoting healthy practices among Jordanian families, and its plans for future improvement.

The board members discussed a recent report that indicated a spike in drug use and addiction in both public and private schools, and called for an urgent awareness campaign to curb this trend.

Her Majesty commended RHAS’s various projects, which have promoted healthier practices among local communities across the kingdom, and noted that she has directly witnessed evidence of their positive influence during her visits to various organizations benefiting from the society’s programs.

Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees Dr. Rami Farraj assured Her Majesty that the Society remains committed to including a larger number of beneficiaries in its newly established programs, and reinforcing its partnerships with specialized organizations. Director of RHAS Mrs. Hanin Odeh briefed the board members on the work that has been done to improve overall health practices in schools and local communities.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BFOp0gEB...-by=queenrania

Godiva 05-11-2016 03:52 PM

May 11, 2016
Lunch hosted by Khawla Al Armouti in support of the Jordan River Foundation's child program.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BFRd78sh...-by=queenrania

Rossina 05-12-2016 01:18 AM

King honors Parliament Speaker, MBC Group chairman


Amman, May 11 (Petra) -- His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Wednesday, bestowed top honors (Al-Kawkab Order of First Class) on Speaker of the Lower House Parliament, Atef Tarawneh, in recognition of his outstanding performance in the public work.

His Majesty also conferred the Independence Order of First Class on Chairman of the MBC Group, Sheikh Walid Al Ibrahim, in recognition of his efforts in developing the media domain in the Arab World.

Rossina 05-13-2016 11:39 AM

King, Dutch monarch hail bilateral relations

Amman, May 12 (Petra)--His Majesty King Abdullah II and the King of the Netherlands, Willem-Alexander, on Thursday reviewed the strong and historic cooperation and friendship relations between the two countries and their keenness to promote them in various fields.

During a meeting on Thursday, King Abdullah said the Dutch monarch's visit was an important opportunity to build on bilateral relations to achieve common interests.

Rossina 05-20-2016 01:46 PM

King Abdullah II & queen Rania left Belgium to the US for a private visit.

salma 05-20-2016 03:48 PM

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Originally Posted by Godiva (Post 1888109)
May 11, 2016
Lunch hosted by Khawla Al Armouti in support of the Jordan River Foundation's child program.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BFRd78sh...-by=queenrania

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dazzling 05-21-2016 02:01 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Rossina (Post 1891003)
King Abdullah II & queen Rania left Belgium to the US for a private visit.

Could it be for their son's graduation?

Rossina 05-21-2016 04:18 AM

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Originally Posted by dazzling (Post 1891197)
Could it be for their son's graduation?

As per my sources YES.
There is no official announcement yet by the RHC but the Georgetown SFS undergraduate class of 2016 commencement ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 21th at 6:00 pm EST.

salma 05-21-2016 04:35 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dazzling (Post 1891197)
Could it be for their son's graduation?

Yes Dazz they´re going to attend it.

Countessmeout 05-21-2016 04:41 AM

I never realized until recently what a broad range between their four kids. Hussein will be 22 next month, Hashem is only 11.

Iman also attends Georgetown. Her brother studied history, what does Iman study? Great that his parents can be there for his graduation.:flowers:

Rossina 05-22-2016 12:15 AM

Video for CP Hussein`s graduation.. starting from 01:07 .. @59:07 receiving his certificate.
2016 Walsh School of Foreign Service Commencement Ceremony, 2016 Walsh School of Foreign Service Commencement Ceremony georgetowncomm on USTREAM. World News

King Abdullah II, Queen Rania & princess Iman Attended.

CP Hussein`s Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BFsuMIdGIWi/?hl=en

salma 05-22-2016 05:25 AM

Queen, King And Crown Prince

https://imageupper.com/i/?S0700010050...63909190833015

Rossina 05-22-2016 05:48 AM

https://www.facebook.com/RHCJO/photo...type=3&theater
https://www.facebook.com/RHCJO/photo...type=3&theater
https://www.facebook.com/RHCJO/photo...type=3&theater

https://www.facebook.com/Hashemite.F...type=3&theater
King Abdullah II:
Quote:

A sense of joy and pride I and Om Al-Hussein have as we observe you completing a very important stage of your life and as you will harness your efforts to service our beloved Jordan. Our trust and confidence is huge, may Allah protect you and light your way, may Allah bless you with success for the interest of our home land. Abdullah bin Al-Hussein ‪#‎ABH‬
Queen Rania:
Quote:

A very special day when your first born is graduating from university! What a wonderful journey you have taken us on, Hussein
‪#‎Graduation‬ ‪#‎Pride‬ ‪#‎Jordan‬ ‪#‎LoveJO‬

King, Queen attend Crown Prince graduation ceremony

Washington, May 22 (Petra) - Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al-Abdullah, late Saturday attended the graduation ceremony of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein, after completing his university degree in International History at Georgetown University in Washington D.C.

The Crown Prince, who is the eldest son of King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al Abdullah, was born in Amman on the 28th of June 1994. The Prince was named Crown Prince by a Royal Decree on the 2nd of July 2009.

The Crown Prince launched a number of initiatives including Haqiq (Achieve), a youth based initiative to advocate for volunteerism in the country and Qusai initiative, which aims at training sports therapists in Basic Life Support and First Aid.

Rossina 05-22-2016 09:28 AM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7INtOiOsO58

Rossina 05-23-2016 05:09 AM

Another video issued by TRHCJO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxgOFNza5Yg

Rossina 05-24-2016 01:19 AM

Washington post:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...om-georgetown/

Daily mail:
Jordan's Queen Rania and King Abdullah attend son Prince Hussein's graduation | Daily Mail Online

People Magazine:
https://www.people.com/people/package...008238,00.html

HELLO!
https://www.hellomagazine.com/royalty...ein-graduates/

Humera 05-24-2016 10:16 PM

News and pictures of the King and Queen's state visit to Belgium can be found here:
State Visit from Jordan to Belgium: May 2016

Pictures of Queen Rania from today's Independence Day event have been moved here:
Independence Day: May 25, 1999-2002, 2004-2016


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