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.
Talks between His Majesty King Abdullah II and His Royal Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Issa Al Khalifa of Bahrain Wednesday focused on means to develop bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries, in addition to the latest developments in the Palestinian territories.
9 Jan. 2002
His Majesty King Abdullah II Wednesday arrived to Manama following a brotherly visit to United Arab Emirates.
His Majesty King Abdullah II accompanied by United Arab Emirates Army Chief of Staff General Mohammad Bin Zayed , Tuesday visited the Armed Forces Armour School and toured various sections of the school and where looked into Lockleir Tank and how it operates in the battle field . The King drove the tank and inspected its field efficiency and competence.
His Majesty King Abdullah II Monday held talks with President of United Arab Emirates Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nhayan that focussed on mechanisms of developing bilateral cooperation and the latest developments in the region.