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New ambassadors present credentials

By Petra - Sep 07,2015 - Last updated at Sep 07,2015

His Majesty King Abdullah receives the credentials of newly appointed Swiss ambassador to Jordan Hans-Peter Lenz at Basman Palace on Monday (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah receives the credentials of eight newly-appointed ambassadors to Jordan on Monday.

The ambassadors are: Enrique Rojo Stein of Mexico, Francisco Carlos Soares Luz of Brazil, Bilal Rabi Bdour of the United Arab Emirates,

Hans-Peter Lenz of Switzerland, Hendrik Van de Velde of Belgium,

Einat Shlain of Israel, Giovanni Brauzzi of Italy, and Birgitta Siefker-Eberle of Germany.

Upon arrival at the Basman Palace for the ceremony, the King reviewed the guard of honour as a military band played the national anthems of Jordan and the ambassadors' respective countries.


The diplomats laid wreaths on the tombs of King Hussein, King Abdullah I, and King Talal. Royal Court Chief Fayez Tarawneh and acting foreign minister and Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications Mohammad Momani attended the ceremony.

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