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Jordan celebrates Independence Day.

Star AMMAN (Star)--Their Majesties King Abdallah and Queen Rania attended, Wednesday, the special ceremony to celebrate Jordan's 59th anniversary of the Independence Day. The ceremony took place at the Palace of Culture of the Sports City, and was also attended by Prime Minister Adnan Badran. The event featured a series of musical presentations performed by Jordanian school students. In his welcome speech, Badran reassured his government's pledge to achieve a sustainable social and economic development based on the Kingdom's national interest that emphasizes better investment in its human resources. Badran said reforms would proceed as projected on all aspects, notably the political, economic and social ones, and said that his government is working fast to conclude the National Agendas on time.President of the Senate, Zeid Rifai and Acting Speaker of the Lower House Mamdouh Abbadi also delivered speeches at the ceremony, in which they vowed the parliament's support to the government's efforts. Jordan celebrates Independence Day

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Publication:The Star (Amman, Jordan)
Date:May 29, 2005
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