King Abdullah departs on working visit to Netherlands


Published: 2018-11-04 16:42

Last Updated: 2018-11-05 10:05

His Majesty King Abdullah II
His Majesty King Abdullah II
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His Majesty King Abdullah II departed to Netherlands for a working visit on Sunday, November 4, 2018 .

The King is to participate in an international meeting held as part of the Aqaba Meetings series that addresses global and collaborative efforts in countering terrorism.

The meeting will be attended by ministers, political and security officials from several European countries as well as official representatives from the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU), the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the United States (US), Canada, Australia and other countries.

Netherlands is the second country to host this international Aqaba meeting, where the first meeting was held in Albania.

The Aqaba meetings, launched by His Majesty King Abdullah II in 2015, aim at enhancing security and military coordination and cooperation by exchanging expertise and information between regional and international parties to combat terrorism in a holistic approach.

In previous years, the Aqaba meetings included a series of meetings with the leaders and officials of a number of countries from East and West Africa, South-East Asia and the Balkans, as well as senior officials from around the world.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah was sworn in as Regent, in the presence of Cabinet members.