On Tuesday, August 13, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II of Jordan visited the Civil Defense Department in Amman.

During their visit His Majesty and the crown prince met with Lt. General Talal Al-Kofahi who informed them about the “…civil defense duties and achievements, the developmental projects as part of the strategic plan which included bilateral agreements with other civil defense departments…” according to Petra News.

This morning His Majesty met with the United States Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, at Al-Hummar Palace in Amman.  During their meeting discussions focused on cooperation and coordination between the Jordanian and United States Armed Forces and ways to strengthen bilateral ties.