Jordan's King Abdullah II Arrives in Emirates
Jordan's King Abdullah II arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for a visit of several days during which he will deliver a keynote speech at a conference on information technology.
The official WAM news agency said King Abdullah was welcomed at the eastern Al-Ain airport by Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahayan, deputy commander-in-chief of the UAE armed forces.
On his departure from Amman, a palace official said Abdullah would hold talks with high-ranking Emirati officials on "ways of boosting bilateral relations, as well as the latest developments in the region".
The king is scheduled Sunday to deliver the opening speech at a conference on "state management in the age of information technology", organized by the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies, organizers said.
During his last visit to the UAE in May, Abdullah held talks with Emirati President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al-Nahayan, who is currently in the United States recovering from an August 28 kidney transplant -- Al AIN (AFP)
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