King Leaves for United Arab Emirates

15 March 2003

His Majesty King Abdullah II left Amman on Saturday for a three-day visit to UAE and Qatar.

The King will hold talks in Abu Dhabi with UAE President Sheikh Zayed Ben Sultan Al Nahyan on bilateral relations and the current developments in the region.

On the other hand, His Majesty will hold talks on Monday with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad Ben Khalifa Al Thani on bilateral relations.

His Majesty is accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Prince Faisal and Prince Hashem,Prime Minister, Minister of the Royal Court, Chief of the Royal Court and Foreign Minister.

Crown Prince Hamzah Ben Al Hussein was sworn in as Regent during His Majesty's absence abroad.