Jordanian queen arrives in Iranian quake-hit city
Jordanian Queen Rania arrived Wednesday at the airport of the quake-hit city of Bam, southeast Iran. Queen Rania, accompanied by some officials with Jordanian rescue organizations, was welcomed by deputy of provincial governor general.
According to IRNA, during her one-day visit, the queen is scheduled to visit a Jordanian field hospital, to see the remains of the Citadel of Bam, Arg-e Bam and natural disasters headquarters of the city which was rocked by a killer earthquake on December 26, killing tens of thousands of people.
On her arrival she called the event as regrettable for the region and the whole world. She noted that the depth of the catastrophe requires cooperation based on humanitarian principles regardless of language and race.
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