Mukherjee greets Jordan on independence day

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By Sarkaritel May 24, 2015 09:43

Mukherjee greets Jordan on independence day


New Delhi, May 24  President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday greeted the king and the people of Jordan on the eve of the middle eastern country’s independence day.

In his message to King Abdullah II, Mukherjee said: “On behalf of the government, the people of India and on my own behalf, I extend my warm greetings and felicitations to you and to the friendly people of Jordan on the occasion of independence day.”

Mukherjee said India and Jordan “have traditionally enjoyed cordial and friendly relations, which have expanded in all fields”.

“I am confident that the bonds of friendship between our peoples will be further strengthened to our mutual benefit in the years to come,” the president said.

A part of the Ottoman empire till World War I, Jordan was controlled by Britain as per the mandate of the then League of Nations. It got independence on May 25, 1946.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel May 24, 2015 09:43