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His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, visited on Wednesday the First Royal Armored Battalion where he was received by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Khaled Jamil Sarayrah, commander of the central military zone and a number of army officers.
Director of the UN Development Program (UNDP) Mark Malloch Brown conveyed to His Majesty King Abdullah II thanks and appreciation of the Secretary General of the UN Kofi Anan for Jordan's humanitarian role in providing assistance for those injured in the blast at the UN Headquarter in Baghdad recently.
His Majesty King Abdullah II Tuesday said close cooperation between the government and the Parliament should be maintained to achieve comprehensive development and a better future since the House of Deputies is an essential partner in the development process.
His Majesty King Abdullah II met on Tuesday President of the Asian Football Federation Sheikh Mohammad bin Hammam, who is currently visiting Jordan to discuss cooperation between the Jordanian Football Federation and the Asian Federation.
His Majesty King Abdullah II instructed on Tuesday the officials in water sector to speed up the implementation of the water projects which would improve the water situation in Jordan and prevent water resources from waste.
US President Geroge Bush affirmed, in a phone call with His Majesty King Abdullah II on Saturday, his full support for the roadmap plan and the Keenness of USA on implementing it in a way that leads to concluding peace between the Palestinians and Israelis.
His Majesty King Abdullah II directed that a plane be dispatched to Sudan to provide urgent aid to the victims of the floods that hit the eastern parts of Sudan two days ago.
His Majesty King Abdullah II said that Palestinian President Yasser Arafat is the elected leader of the Palestinian people and his isolation does not make the situation of Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas any easier.
3 Aug. 2003
His Majesty King Abdullah II left Jordan on Sunday in a few days special vacation.
His Majesty King Abdullah II affirmed the importance of ensuring the success of efforts that aim at implementing the roadmap which provided for an end to the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian lands, and for the establishment of an independent Palestinian state.