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King patronizes celebration on Al Karama Battle anniversary
Amman, March 21 (Petra) -- His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, on Wednesday attended in the presence of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein Bin Abdulah II, an Armed Forces celebration to mark the 44th anniversary of Al Karama Battle.

Upon arrival at the Martyr's Memorial in the Southern Shuna district in the Jordan Valley, the King was received by a number of Royal family members, the prime minister, Senate president, Lower House speaker, president of the Judicial Council, Royal Court Chief, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the directors of the Public Security, Gendarmerie and Civil Defense departments as well as other senior military and civic officials.

His Majesty reviewed a guard of honor, laid a wreath at the monument and recited verses form the holy Quran.

The King also reviewed the names of martyrs inscripted on the memorial and formations and units that fought in the 1968 battle.

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21/3/2012 - 02:46:34 PM
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