His Majesty King Abdullah II’s Silver Jubilee

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The Jordanian public celebrates the Silver Jubilee of His Majesty King Abdullah II’s ascension to the throne and assumption of constitutional powers today, June 9.

Earlier, the Royal Court announced a national event to commemorate this occasion on Sunday. The celebration reflects the Jordanians’ appreciation for their leader and their pride in the nation’s progress and achievements under King Abdullah II’s leadership. His Majesty has often stated that the accomplishments of the past 25 years are due to the efforts of the nation’s sons and daughters and belong to everyone.

The event will highlight Jordan’s achievements over the past quarter-century

His Majesty King Abdullah II will address the Jordanian family during the national event, coinciding with the 25th Royal Sitting Anniversary. In his speech, King Abdullah II will discuss the progress made by Jordan, driven by the dedication of its people, according to a statement from the Royal Court.

In his speech, King Abdullah II highlighted several key accomplishments

“Twenty-five years have passed since I took on the duty of serving this nation. Jordan, with its cherished land and people, I see men, women, and youth with raised heads, high spirits, and noble values.” He also emphasized that he saw “everywhere in this beloved land, I see the sacrifice of fathers and mothers who spared no effort to uplift their sons and daughters. I see that Jordanian who persevered and excelled, who rose to the occasion in times of hardship, and stood up for his oppressed brother and sheltered those who came to us seeking safety.”.

The event was held at the King Hussein Business Park

His Majesty King Abdullah II received congratulatory messages from leaders of brotherly and friendly countries on the 25th Royal Sitting Anniversary. The messages expressed sincere congratulations and wished for continued prosperity for His Majesty and the Jordanian people.

His Majesty also received congratulatory messages from senior civilian and military officials and representatives of official and popular entities on this national occasion and the anniversaries of the Great Arab Revolt and Army Day.

Her Majesty Queen Rania congratulated today His Majesty King Abdullah II on the occasion of the Silver Jubilee:

 

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“King of my heart…Congratulations on your Silver Jubilee,” Queen Rania said on Instagram, captioning a video of His Majesty.

King Abdullah II concluded his speech by saying “Today, I thank you all, for you have always stood by my side. From my extended family across this great nation, I draw the will and optimism, and from my immediate family, the love and strength. I pledge to you that Jordan will remain free, proud, generous, and secure”

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