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King and Queen to Visit Switzerland
Amman, 1 October 2002

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 will patronize the Jordan Investment Forum in Geneva which is organized by the Arab-Swiss Commerce and Industry Chamber and will give a keynote speech. The Forum will be a platform that showcases Jordan's commitment to reform, as well as investment opportunities available to Europeans in the Kingdom.

While in Switzerland His Majesty will also meet representatives from the Arab and European Chambers of Commerce and Industry and will visit the headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva.