Published: 2019-12-16 06:49
Last Updated: 2019-12-16 06:51
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, accompanied by His Royal Highness Prince Hashem bin Abdullah II, joined members of the Christian community on Sunday as they celebrated lighting the Madaba Christmas tree, marking the start of the holiday season.
Crown Prince Al Hussein extended his best wishes to members of the Christian community in Jordan on the occasions of Christmas and the New Year.
At the tree-lighting ceremony, leaders of the Christian community, senior officials and civil society representatives from Madaba delivered remarks, welcoming His Royal Highness to the governorate and celebrating Jordan’s culture of harmony and mutual respect, paying tribute to the leadership of the Hashemites in promoting understanding among followers of different faiths and safeguarding holy sites.
Church leaders, ministers, Madaba MPs, and representatives of various sectors from the governorate attended the ceremony.