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His Majesty King Abdullah II emphasized that presenting the concept of "Jordan First" is to enhance Jordan's invincibility which in turn supports the invincibility of our Arab nation. "This motto is a concept to deepen Jordanians' commitment to their society and to stimulate their sense of loyalty to their country," the King said in an interview with Al Sharq Al Awsat Newspaper.
His Majesty King Abdullah II and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Tuesday reviewed on the phone latest developments in the Palestinian areas in the wake of Israel's incursion into Palestinian towns and violations against the Palestinian people particularly in Gaza and Rafah.
His Majesty King Abdullah II he personally opposes sending Jordanian peacekeeping troops to Iraq in the future.
His Majesty King Abdullah II met on Monday with new Asian leaders and stressed his support for their efforts to promote cooperation between the Arab and Asian private sectors in all spheres.
Commenting on the Israeli claims that there is no Palestinian peace partner, His Majesty King Abdullah II said that Israel is partially to blame for that, for it does not help in the establishment of strong Palestinian institutions and security apparatus and in having a strong prime minister.
His Majesty King Abdullah II met on Monday with Israeli Foreign Minister, Silvan Shalom, and stressed that the Israeli plan to withdraw from Gaza strip should be part of the Roadmap and a prelude for an Israeli withdrawal from all the Palestinian territories.
His Majesty King Abdullah II has underlined the necessity for Arab countries to work in a team spirit to succeed the upcoming Arab summit scheduled in Tunis next week.
His Majesty King Abdullah II announced at the Dead Sea area on Sunday the National Strategy for Tourism which had been set by the Tourism Ministry to encourage competitiveness of this sector, and increase its contribution to the gross domestic product.
His Majesty King Abdullah II affirmed the importance for the United Stats to open channels of dialogue with the private sector in the Arab world, and stimulate it to take part in achieving sustainable development in the region's countries.
His Majesty King Abdullah II attended a session at the World Economic Forum, in which the Crown Prince of Dubai and Defense Minister of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashed Al Maktoum, reviewed the UAE's experience in the field of development.