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King, Queen host official dinner banquet in honour of Jordan’s guests

By JT - Jun 02,2023 - Last updated at Jun 02,2023

AMMAN — Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania Al Abdullah on Thursday hosted an official dinner banquet at Al Husseiniya Palace in honour of Jordan’s guests on the occasion of the wedding of Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Hussein and Princess Rajwa Al Hussein.

The dinner banquet saw the attendance of members of the Royal Family, members of Alseif family, as well as leaders, crown princes, and figures from many Arab and friendly countries, who are visiting Jordan, according to a Royal Court statement.

Iraq President Abdul Latif Rashid and his wife, Shanaz, Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei, Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al Mustafa Billah Shah of Malaysia and his wife Queen Azizah Aminah, King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and his wife Queen Máxima, and King Philippe of the Belgians and his daughter Crown Princess Elisabeth attended the banquet.

In addition, Bahrain Crown Prince and Prime Minister Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, William, Prince of Wales, and Catherine, Princess of Wales, Denmark Crown Prince Frederik, Sweden Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, and Norway Crown Prince Hakoon were also in attendance.

The attendees additionally included Sayyid Theyazin bin Haitham Al Said, the minister of culture, sports and youth of Oman, and Prince Mateen bin Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei.

Lebanese caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region in Iraq Masrour Barzani, Rwanda President Paul Kagame, United States’ First Lady Jill Biden, Sheikha Moza bint Nasser of Qatar, and Princess Hisako and Tsuguko of Japan attended the banquet as well.

A number of senior Jordanian officials also attended the banquet.


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