His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, the Regent, attended a ceremony held by Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II First Royal Mechanized Battalion, known as ‘The Mother Unit’ at the Central Military Command on the occasion of his twenty-fourth anniversary, which fell on Thursday 27 June 2018.
Upon arrival, the Crown Prince of Jordan was received by Acting Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff, Major General Pilot Yousef Al-Huneiti, Commander of the Central Military Zone, Brigadier General Adnan al-Raqad, and the battalion’s Commander, according to Petra news agency.
Al-Raqad delivered a speech during the celebration, in which he lauded the Crown Prince’s vision and future plans to achieve the youths’ aspirations, a bid which is inseparable from “our glorious past”, but reinforces the values of humanity, sacrifice and the pan-Arabism attitudes.
The assistants of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff and a number of senior officers attended the ceremony.
Prince Al Hussein is the eldest son of His Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein and Queen Rania Al Abdullah. He was born in Amman on 28 June 1994, and was named Crown Prince, by Royal Decree, in July, 2, 2009.