02 April 2012
|The first official meeting for President Giorgio Napolitano during his three day visit to Jordan. The Head of State, accompanied by the Minister of foreign Affairs Giulio Terzi, was received at the King Abdallah II and Queen Rania’s Royal Palace in Amman. After the traditional welcome greeting, the Italian and Jordanian delegations had their first bilateral meeting. Napolitano pointed to “the deep and historic friendship” between the two countries. The Italian President also emphasized how “Italy and Europe counted on the role of Jordan in the region”, and “in the peace process in the Middle East”, especially given “the current situation”.
Napolitano will also meet the Jordanian Prime Minister
Awn Khasawneh, the Speaker of the Senate Taher Masri and the Speaker of the Lower House, Abdul Karim Doghmi.
The Fondazione Mediterraneo has a seat in Amman and has always had a special relationship with Jordan.