16 Jan. 2002
His Majesty King Abdullah II is due Thursday to start an official visit to China where he will meet with Chinese President Ziang Zemen and representatives of firms and economic activities in Peking, Shanghai and Hong Kong.
Upon an invitation from Chinese President Ziang Zemen , His Majesty King Abdullah II is due, January 17th, to have a several day visit to China during which he is expected to hold talks with President Zemen and Chinese officials on means of boosting bilateral relations and expanding prospects of joint cooperation between the two countries, particularly in the fields of investment and trade exchange, in addition to the latest developments on the international and regional arenas.
His Majesty King Abdullah Tuesday discussed with Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs Josep Pique Europe`s role in the efforts exerted to end the circle of violence in the Palestinian territories and pave the way for return to the negotiation table.
His Majesty King Abdullah II, Tuesday left for Beijing on a visit to China upon an invitation by Chinese President Ziang Zemen .
A Royal Decree was issued on Monday accepting the resignation of the government of Prime Minister Ali Abul Ragheb. His Majesty King Abdullah II entrusted Abul Ragheb to form a new government. He said that the formation of the new government comes in preparation for holding parliamentary elections this year.
His Majesty King Abdullah II Monday affirmed the importance to accomplish the social and economic development program, which will contribute to affording a better life for Jordanians in the various parts of the Kingdom. He hailed the international community`s contribution to support productive and income generating projects.
His Majesty King Abdullah II Monday discussed with Arab League General Secretary Amr Mousa the preparations taking place for holding the coming Arab summit in Beirut March 2002.
His Majesty King Abdullah II opened on Monday in Amman the 34th annual marketing and commercial conference for Royal Jordanian (RJ).
12 Jan. 2002
His Majesty King Abdullah II arrived in Jeddah on Tuesday on a visit to Saudi Arabia where he will perform Umra (lesser pilgrimage) and visit tomb of Prophet Mohammad.
10 Jan. 2002
His Majesty King Abdullah II Thursday noon returned home following a few-day tour to the United Arab Emirates UAE and Bahrain. His extensive talks with UAE President Sheikh Zayed Ben Sultan Al-Nahyan and Bahrain`s Emir Sheik Hamad Ben Isa centered on pan-Arab issues and questions of common interest.