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His Majesty King Abdullah II and British Foreign Minister Jack Straw held talks on Tuesday focusing on the current efforts to put an end to the cycle of violence in the Palestinian areas, the Iraqi issue and on bilateral relations.
His Majesty King Abdullah II received on Monday Director General of the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development Dr. Abdul Latif Al Hamad.
His Majesty King Abdullah II affirmed that Jordan will continue its plans to develop the economy and education and introduce modern technology to all sectors.
His Majesty King Abdullah II visited on Sunday the General Headquarter of the Armed Forces.
His Majesty King Abdullah II visited on Thursday the UN Headquarter in Geneva where he met with its director.
His Majesty King Abdullah II affirmed on Thursday that Jordan is continuing its efforts and programs to achieve sustainable economic and social development as well as enhancing its competitive capabilities to join the world economy with confidence. "The current situation in the region will not prevent us from achieving this goal and fulfill aspirations of the Jordanian youths," he said.
Jerash, 2/10/2002, (Communication & Information Division - Royal Hashemite Court) -His Majesty King Abdullah II affirmed that the programme of developing governorates will receive more support next year to be able to achieve the goals of enhancing citizens' productivity and improving their standards of living though creating job opportunities and limiting the problems of poverty and unemployment.
Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania will start a two-day official visit to Switzerland Wednesday. During the visit King Abdullah will hold talks with the President of the Swiss Confederation, Kaspar Villiger, and other Swiss Officials on ways of promoting bilateral relations and cooperation especially in trade and economy. His Majesty and the Swiss President will also discuss the latest developments in the region.
His Majesty King Abdullah II returned home after a brief visit to Kuwait where he held talks with the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmed Al Sabah.
30 Sept. 2002
His Majesty King Abdullah II affirmed that Jordan's efforts to focus on the Information Technology to achieve economic growth stems from "our desire to achieve a better investment for Jordanians' capabilities.