Updated: 17-Sep-2003 September 2003

12 Sept 2003


Jordanian princess briefs
on women in the armed forces

12/09/03 - NATO
Member of Jordanian Royal Family briefs NATO meeting
Presentation given by HRH Princess Colonel Aisha Al-Hussein of Jordan
Mediterranean Dialogue
High resolution photos of the visit of HRH Princess Colonel Aisha Al-Hussein of Jordan
HRH Princess Colonel Aisha Al-Hussein, sister of King Abdullah of Jordan, participated in a Mediterranean Dialogue meeting on military cooperation at NATO HQ on 12 September.

A serving Colonel in the Jordanian army, Princess Aisha delivered a presentation on the role of women in the Jordanian armed forces. The meeting involved military representatives, diplomats and defence attaches from the 19 member countries and from the seven Mediterranean Dialogue countries - Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia.

Princess Aisha then held a meeting with NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ambassador Alessandro Minuto Rizzo. Ambassador Rizzo welcomed, in particular, Jordan's engagement in peacekeeping operations around the world. Jordan is a very active member of NATO's Mediterranean Dialogue.