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King and Queen of Jordan visit Westminster Abbey

Friday, 1st March 2019

King and Queen of Jordan visit Westminster Abbey

The King and Queen of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan visited Westminster Abbey on Friday 1st March 2019 as part of a Governmental visit to the UK.

Prayers were said at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior and His Majesty King Abdullah II laid a wreath in honour of the fallen of the two World Wars and more recent conflicts.

Following the prayers, the canon-in-residence, The Reverend Anthony Ball invited The King and Queen to sign the Distinguished Visitors' Book.

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