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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.
His Majesty King Abdullah II headed on Sunday a session at the World Economic Forum that brought together Arab foreign ministers, heads of the participating Arab delegations as well as the US Secretary of Stat Colin Powell who reiterated keenness of the US administration to push the peace process forward, and implement the roadmap peace plan.
His Majesty King Abdullah II held talks on Saturday with US Secretary of State Collin Powel focusing on ways to push the peace process forward and relaunching peace talks between the Palestinians and Israelis.
On the sidelines of the World Economic Forum deliberations currently held at the Dead Sea resort His Majesty King Abdullah II, Saturday met a people of vision from the Arab world-The Middle East 2010 Vision- where the King affirmed total support to all efforts geared to assist governments to draft massive reform plans covering economic, social and political domains.
His Majesty King Abdullah II met on Saturday with Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmad Qurei, who briefed him on the outcome of his discussion with the U.S. State Secretary Bowel in Amman.