Media & Communication Directorate
Royal Hashemite Court (Jordan)
King heads to London for working visit
Amman, 28 October 2013
His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday left on a working visit to Britain.
During the visit, King Abdullah is scheduled to hold talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron and Foreign Secretary William Hague focusing on bilateral ties and international and regional developments.
His Majesty is also scheduled to deliver a speech highlighting Jordan’s investment opportunities at the Ninth World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF), which opens on Tuesday and concludes on Thursday.
His Royal Highness Prince Feisal bin Al Hussein was sworn in as Regent during the King’s absence.
In London, the King will also meet with a number of world leaders and heads of delegations participating in the WIEF.
Held at the ExCel London Exhibition and Convention Centre under the theme “Changing World, New Relationships”, the event is the forum’s first meeting in Europe. It was previously held in Malaysia, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, Kuwait and Pakistan.