396px-Coat_of_Arms_of_Jordan.svgIt was announced by Jordanian royal court that His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan will attend the 2013 Arab Economic and Social Development Summit on January 21, 2013 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

According to the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs website the upcoming summit is:

“… within the Arab League’s framework to develop joint Arab effort and to support developmental issues in economic and social fields which were neglected due to the intense focus on political issues and crises. This summit is also an extension of the joint Arab work on developing social and economic fields as well as enhancing and improving means of cooperation between Arab countries.”

On Monday, His Majesty held a meeting with “… a delegation from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee…” in Amman.  Please click here to read an article from the Jordan Times.