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King bestows medals on distinguished Jordanians on 77th Independence Day

By JT - May 26,2023 - Last updated at May 26,2023

His Majesty King Abdullah bestowed medals on leading Jordanian achievers and national institutions, in appreciation of their contributions and services for the nation, during a ceremony at Raghadan Palace to mark Jordan’s 77th Independence Day on Thursday (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Thursday bestowed Royal medals on a number of distinguished Jordanian institutions and individuals, in appreciation of their services for the country and its people.

The ceremony, held at Raghadan Palace to mark Jordan’s 77th Independence Day, was attended by Her Majesty Queen Rania and HRH Crown Prince Hussein, as well as a number of Royal family members and senior officials and officers, according to a Royal Court statement.

It celebrated the achievements of Jordanians in education, tourism, sports, charity, community service, literature, media, judicial reform, as well as interfaith dialogue and countering extremism.

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