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King bestows Order of State Centennial on figures who served during King Hussein’s reign

Jordan Daily -His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday bestowed the Order of the State Centennial on a number of Royal family members and figures who served in the Royal Hashemite Court during the reign of the late King Hussein.

The ceremony, attended by Her Majesty Queen Rania and HRH Crown Prince Hussein at Al Husseiniya Palace, marked the birthday of the late King Hussein, which falls on November 14, according to a Royal Court statement.

A number of Royal family members and senior officials and officers also attended the ceremony.

King Abdullah bestowed the Order of the State Centennial on the late Prince Muhammed Bin Talal, in appreciation of his services and contributions to the advancement and progress of the nation during the reign of King Hussein, which he continued under His Majesty King Abdullah.

The King also bestowed the Order of the State Centennial on Their Royal Highnesses Princes Talal Bin Muhammed and Ghazi Bin Muhammad, in recognition of their contributions and dedication while working at the Royal Hashemite Court during the reign of King Hussein, and for their continued efforts under King Abdullah.

The honourees at the ceremony included former RHC chiefs, former Royal Protocol chiefs, former advisers to King Hussein, and others who served alongside the late king, as well as Royal Hashemite Court Chief Yousef Issawi, for his service in the army and the RHC for over 64 years.

Earlier this year, His Majesty bestowed Royal medals marking the centennial on veterans of Al Karamah Battle and all the nation’s martyrs, as well as a number of leading figures on Jordan’s 75th Independence Day.

The King also bestowed medals on the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, the Public Security Directorate, the General Intelligence Department, and a number of military and security personnel, on the occasion of the centennial.

Moreover, His Majesty bestowed Royal medals on a number of national figures at a ceremony held by the government to mark the state’s centennial.

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