On January 23, 2013, the Jordanian royal court released a statement regarding His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan’s recent participation in the 3rd Arab Economic and Social Development Summit held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Click hereto read an article from the Jordan Times.
And, finally, the Petra News Agency is reporting that His Majesty spoke with French President, Mr. François Hollande, today regarding “… bilateral ties as well as regional developments.”
On January 23, 2013, Their Majesties King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun of Bhutan began their seven-day state visit to India.
During their visit the reigning couple will attend the 64th Republic Day Celebrations on January 26, 2013, attend a meeting with the President of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee as well as India’s Prime Minister, Mr. Manmohan Singh, and more.
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall visited “… a reading scheme at the St. Mary’s Primary School in Battersea…” on January 23, 2013. During her visit the duchess met with staff and students “…benefiting from the project, run by the Beanstalk literacy charity, formerly known as Volunteer Reading Help (VRH)…”
For detailed information about today’s visit please click here.
According to the Cour Grand-Ducale, the grand duchess along with professors and students discussed:
“…the three themes of the respective welfare/assistance in Luxembourg , the Projet de la Main Tendue in Burundi and microcredit. This roundtable is part of the project ‘Staark Fraen’ initiated by the school under the theme of Equality of Opportunity.”