-- His Majesty King Abdullah has received
cables of well wishes on his 58th birthday,
which falls on Thursday, 30 January, from
leaders of friendly and sisterly states.
King Abdullah received similar
cables from senior officials, heads of security
agencies, and representatives of civil society
The senders commended His
Majesty’s leadership in pursuit of
further prosperity and progress in Jordan,
as the state marches steadily towards its
centennial, noting the King’s efforts
on the international stage to build on Jordan’s
ties with sisterly and friendly states.
They lauded His Majesty’s
role in service of Arab and Islamic causes,
stressing the importance of the King’s
efforts to highlight the true image of Islam
and his historical role in safeguarding
Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem,
in line with the Hashemite Custodianship.
They noted that Jordan’s
firm stance against extremism and its continuing
efforts to promote peace have made it a
model to follow.