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Crown Prince Hussein celebrates 26th birthday


The Jordan Times


AMMAN — Sunday marks the 26th birthday of HRH Crown Prince Hussein.
The eldest son of Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania, Crown Prince Hussein was born in Amman on June 28, 1994 and is the 42nd generation direct descendant of Prophet Mohammad.
A Royal Decree was issued on July 2, 2009 naming His Royal Highness as Crown Prince.
The Crown Prince graduated in 2012 from King’s Academy in Madaba, and in 2016, he graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, where he majored in international history.
In 2017, Crown Prince Hussein graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, from which his father, King Abdullah, and his grandfather, His Majesty the late King Hussein, had also graduated.
The Crown Prince holds the rank of first lieutenant in the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army and has participated in several military training courses.
Emulating the King’s keenness to maintain communication with fellow Jordanians, the Crown Prince has accompanied His Majesty on many visits around the Kingdom.
The Crown Prince has also accompanied King Abdullah on various national occasions, including welcoming Jordan’s guests.
The Crown Prince has given young people his utmost attention, with the Crown Prince Foundation (CPF) launched in 2015 to promote innovation among youth and build on their creativity and potential to enable them to gain the experience necessary to reach leading professional positions in Jordan.
The CPF, the development arm responsible for implementing the Crown Prince’s directives on youth initiatives, focuses on honing youth’s skills and nurturing their innovative abilities, bolstering youth leadership and excellence and promoting community service.

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