The King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan comes to Prague for a state visit

4/4/2009 , Prague

On the invitation of the President of the Czech Republic Václav Klaus, His Majesty Abdullah II, King of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, will come for a state visit to the Czech Republic during the days 6th-7th April 2009.

Selection from the program of the visit (Monday, 6th april 2009)

15:30 -  a solemn greeting ceremony with military honours in the First Courtyard of the Prague Castle
* Photo pool during the ceremony

15:45 – a private meeting of the Czech Republic´s President with the King Abdullah II.
* Photo pool at the beginning of the meeting

16:50 – a short meeting with the press
* Consecutive interpretation  (Czech / English) provided

20:00 – a state dinner given by the President of the Czech Republic and his wife Livia Klausová at the honour of his Majesty, King Abdullah II.

* Photo, TV, press – entry with a press pass only

The entrance for journalists will lead through the central tract (the entrance to the Office of the President of the Czech Republic from the Second Courtyard of the Prague Castle). For protocol reasons, it is necessary to appear 30 minutes before the start of the event; late arrivals will not be taken into consideration. Formal dress required. To report arrival please call 224 372 481. For more information, Press Department, Petr Macinka tel. 602 143 129,

Radim Ochvat, Director of the Press Department