Jordan’s King Abdullah meets US security organization delegation
King Abdullah of Jordan and the country’s foreign minister, Ayman Safadi, on Monday greeted a delegation from Business Executives for National Security, the Jordan News Agency reported.
BENS is an American nonprofit, nonpartisan network of business and industry executives that was founded in 1982 to help address security challenges in the US through business practices.
During the meeting, at Al-Husseiniya Palace in Amman, King Abdullah praised the strong, strategic relationship between Jordan and the US and expressed his desire to further strengthen it in all sectors. He highlighted the importance of expanding cooperation to address global challenges, particularly those related to food security, energy and climate change.
The participants also discussed recent regional and international developments, most notably relating to the Palestinian cause.
On Tuesday, the BENS delegation met Yousef Huneiti, chairperson of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Jordanian Armed Forces, with whom they discussed opportunities for cooperation and enhancing ties.