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King returns to Jordan after tour of Qatar, Canada, and US

By JT - Feb 03,2023 - Last updated at Feb 04,2023

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah returned to Jordan on Friday after a tour that included Qatar, Canada and the United States.

The tour’s agenda centred on bilateral ties and means to advance them, as well as regional and international issues, foremost of which is the Palestinian cause and developments in the Palestinian Territories, according to a Royal Court statement.

King Abdullah began the tour in Doha, where he met with Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

In Ottawa, His Majesty met with Canada Governor General Mary Simon and held talks with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

In Washington, DC, the third stop on the King’s tour, His Majesty met with US President Joe Biden and held meetings with a number of senior US administration officials.

At the United States Congress, the King held a series of meetings with House and Senate leaders and committees.

His Majesty also delivered the keynote address at the 71st National Prayer Breakfast Gathering in Washington, DC, and met with representatives of international and US Jewish organisations, as well as US media leaders.

Her Majesty Queen Rania and HRH Crown Prince Hussein accompanied the King on the visit.

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