Crossing the Borders: The Enduring Alliance of British and Jordanian Royals
Prince William and Kate Middleton, representing the British royal family, have showcased their close ties with the Jordanian royal family. This friendship was on full display when the British royals graced the wedding of Crown Prince Hussein and Princess Rajwa in June. Queen Rania of Jordan, the mother of Crown Prince Hussein, has always expressed her respect for the strong ties between Jordan and the UK, and particularly the close friendship their families share. She holds Prince William and Kate Middleton in high esteem, acknowledging their dedication to their duties and the causes they passionately champion.
Bonded by Respect: Attending King Charles III’s Coronation
Queen Rania is a member of the council of the Earthshot Prize, an environmental initiative spearheaded by Prince William. This program is focused on finding innovative ideas and technologies that can help address the challenges posed by climate change. The second Earthshot Prize Innovation Summit, scheduled to take place in New York, will see Prince William and Queen Rania in attendance. The Queen will also be present for various engagements related to the United Nations General Assembly.
In May, Queen Rania and her husband King Abdullah attended the coronation of King Charles III, Prince William’s father. They expressed their deep respect for the new king and his ability to connect with the public. The Jordanian royal family, with King Abdullah’s mother, Princess Muna al Hussein, being born in the UK, shares a strong connection with Britain.
Admiration for Queen Elizabeth: A Lesson in Duty and Dedication
During her address at the CogX Global Leadership Summit in London, Queen Rania emphasized the potential benefits of migration for host nations, provided it is managed effectively and compassionately. She highlighted that hardline migrant policies tend to be costly, damaging, and difficult to enforce. Queen Rania urged for a more compassionate approach, stressing the importance of learning from history and applying those lessons to manage migration effectively.
Reflecting on the passing of Queen Elizabeth in 2022, Queen Rania highlighted the late monarch’s unyielding sense of duty and dedication to her people. She expressed admiration for Queen Elizabeth’s discipline and love for her country. As she concluded her address, the Jordanian queen expressed hope in humanity’s potential to create a better world.
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