Jordan illuminates archaeological sites in celebration of Royal Wedding

HRH crown prince
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AMMAN — In a display of festivity, Jordan's Department of Antiquities embarked on aN endeavor to illuminate numerous archaeological sites across the Kingdom, commemorating the wedding of HRH Crown Prince Hussein and Ms. Rajwa Al-Saif. اضافة اعلان

As of Tuesday evening, a total of 26 historical sites, including the iconic Amman Citadel, the Roman Amphitheater in downtown Amman, and the headquarters of the Department of Antiquities, have been illuminated, casting a glow across the Kingdom.

‘Celebrating Al Hussein’
Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Makram Al-Qaisi, announced the initiative to light up the archaeological sites as a part of the broader celebration themed "Celebrating Al-Hussein”.

This slogan, endorsed by various national institutions, aims to foster unity and pride among Jordanians while also showcasing the rich historical treasures the country possesses. The radiant display at these revered sites is expected to positively impact Jordan's image and bolster its tourism offerings, drawing in visitors from around the globe.

A glowing tribute
Fadi Balawi, the director-general of the Department of Antiquities, emphasized the significance of this special occasion for all Jordanians.

The illumination of these archaeological sites, which hold immense sentimental value, he said, will continue to shine brightly from dusk till dawn, from 7pm till 7am.

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