King receives letter from Malaysian monarch


Published: 2019-04-18 10:25

Last Updated: 2019-04-18 11:05

King receives letter from Malaysian monarch
King receives letter from Malaysian monarch

His Majesty King Abdullah received on Wednesday at Al Husseiniya Palace Malaysian Education Minister Maszlee bin Malik, who delivered a letter to His Majesty from Yang di-Pertuan Agong XVI Al Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al Mustafa Billah Shah Ibni Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al Musta’in Billah, the King of Malaysia.

King Abdullah asked the minister to convey his greetings to the Malaysian monarch and to Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahathir Mohamad, wishing them good health and the Malaysian people further progress and prosperity.

During the meeting, attended by His Royal Highness Prince Ali bin Al Hussein, the importance of expanding economic, trade, education, tourism and cultural cooperation.

The meeting also covered the latest regional developments, with His Majesty stressing the need to end the Palestinian-Israeli conflict based on the two-state solution, leading to the establishment of an independent Palestinian state on the 4 June 1967 lines, with East Jerusalem as its capital.

The King reiterated that Jordan will persist in upholding its historical role in safeguarding Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem, in line with the Hashemite Custodianship, and praised Malaysia for its support of the Palestinian cause.

His Majesty also commended Malaysia’s exemplary model in promoting coexistence, tolerance and interfaith harmony.

Adviser to His Majesty and Director of the Office of His Majesty Manar Dabbas and Malaysian Ambassador to Jordan Jilid bin Kuminding attended the meeting.