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Queen hosts group of women over iftar in Irbid

By JT - Apr 27,2022 - Last updated at Apr 27,2022

Her Majesty Queen Rania hosts a group of local women over iftar in the governorate of Irbid on Tuesday (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)

AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania hosted a group of local women over iftar in the governorate of Irbid on Tuesday, where she commended the attendees for their contributions to local society.

Held at the Jordan University for Science and Technology, the iftar brought together a number of women from Irbid who are active in education, media, culture, social welfare, and volunteer work, according to a statement from Her Majesty’s office.

Before breaking fast, the Queen expressed her admiration for the warmth and pleasant company of the people of Irbid, as well as its natural scenery.

“I am happy to be with you today. Thank you for your warm welcome,” Her Majesty said. “Irbid is known for its beauty in the spring. I love coming here,” she added. 

Speaking to the women after iftar, Her Majesty applauded their accomplishments and substantial contributions to local efforts in educational and social development. 

“Your hard work is a reflection of your excellence and altruism,” she said.

In turn, the Governor of Irbid, Radwan Outoum thanked Queen Rania for her kind invitation, stating that this occasion reflects the deep bond between Jordan’s leadership and its people.

He also noted that Her Majesty’s pride in Irbid’s women provides a great incentive for them to do more for their country and people.

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