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Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania on Wednesday joined the Jordanians in observing the Arbor Day at the celebration site in Al Hussein Public Gardens where Their Majesties unveiled the monument of the oak tree that stands for Jordan's national tree. The King and the Queen also planted an oak tree at the site of which about 30,000 dunums would be planted with oak trees.
14 Jan. 2003
His Majesty King Abdullah II returned home on Monday following a brief visit to France.
His Majesty King Abdullah II, who is currently on a brief visit to France, met Monday with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifeh Al Thani.
His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday left for France in a short visit, where he is expected to meet with Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani of Qatar.
His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday warned of complications in the Palestinian situation if a war breaks out in Iraq. King Abdullah told the Jordan News Agency, Petra, in an interview that the war would have grave repercussions in two ways. "The first one is the Palestinian cause which is witnessing very complicated conditions. If a war breaks out it would further complicate it," His Majesty said.
His Majesty King Abdullah II on Thursday said that the major aim of his visit to Washington is to afford support for the Palestinian position, particularly under the light of renewed violence between Palestinians and Israelis.
His Majesty King Abdullah II received on Thursday the Chinese State Counselor Ismail Amat who conveyed to His Majesty greetings of the Chinese president as well as keenness of the Chinese leadership to promote relations with Jordan in the various fields.
His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday put forward his vision for the Jordanian media aimed to establish a media system that could set a model for responsible freedom in the region. "We want the Jordanian media to take a leading role and to set a model for responsibility in the region," the King said during a meeting on Wednesday at Basman Palace with President and members of the Higher Media Council (HMC).
His Majesty King Abdullah II affirmed that "we are determined to provide Jordanians whether male or female with equal opportunities in the field of education and health and the various aspects of life.
His Majesty King Abdullah II received on Tuesday a delegation from the Orthodox Church in Jerusalem which conveyed to His Majesty the best wishes of Patriarch of the holy city on the occasion of the new year.