King returns home after US visit

(Photo: Royal Court)
AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah returned to Jordan on Saturday after an official visit to Washington, DC, where he was accompanied by Her Majesty Queen Rania and HRH Crown Prince Hussein.اضافة اعلان

During the visit, King Abdullah met with US President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and key US administration members, as well as Congress leadership and committees, a Royal Court statement said.

On Friday, the King met with World Bank Group President David Malpass, and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, in separate meetings, attended by HRH Crown Prince Hussein, according to the statement.

The two meetings covered Jordan’s efforts in implementing economic and development plans seeking to provide job opportunities, enhancing investments, and improving the business environment and basic services, with the goal of achieving growth and providing jobs, while maintaining economic stability and supporting those most impacted by COVID-19 implications.

The meetings also addressed ways for international agencies to support the recovery of the Jordanian economy from the recent crisis, according to the statement.

Also on Friday, His Majesty met with a number of influential think tank representatives in the United States.

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