On Sunday, January 5, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II of Jordan presided over the Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) ceremony in Amman.
According to Petra News, the YEP:
“…seeks to enhance the values of democracy, en-root democratic practices in society and push forward the development process. During the ceremony [His Majesty and the crown prince] watched two films that highlighted the launch of the initiative and subsequent practical measures in its implementation and the winners of the initiative’s first session who represented the sectors of youth and civil society organizations.”
And, finally, this afternoon, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan arrived in Marka where she visited an “…orphan care center at the Hamzah Bin Abdul Muttalib Society.”
Thereafter, Her Majesty arrived in Amman where she visited the Dar Al Aytam Society. Whilst there Her Majesty met with “…orphans benefitting from the Dar Al Aytam society and checked on the services they receive from the society and its school.”