King attends ceremony held by Jordan Armed Forces

His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces on Sunday, attended at the Martyrs Memorial in the presence of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein, a ceremony that was held by the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army on the occasion of His Majesty’s coronation anniversary, Arab Revolt and Army Day.

Upon arrival, the King was welcomed by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat, heads of security departments, and the director of the Martyrs Memorial.

The King received an official welcome that included a 21-gun salute by the artillery. He was also greeted by a guard of honour as a military band played the national anthem of Jordan.

His Majesty laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and recited verses from the holy Quran. He also toured the various sections of the memorial.

His Majesty also bestowed medals upon a number of army, public security, intelligence and gendarmerie personnel in recognition of their distinguished efforts and sacrifices to preserve security in the country.

Source: Jordan News Agency