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Crown Prince joins members of Christian community as they celebrate lighting Madaba Christmas tree

By JT - Dec 15,2019 - Last updated at Dec 15,2019

Photos courtesy of Royal Court

AMMAN — HRH Crown Prince Hussein, accompanied by HRH Prince Hashim, joined members of the Christian community on Sunday as they celebrated lighting the Madaba Christmas tree, marking the start of the holiday season. 

Crown Prince Hussein extended his best wishes to members of the Christian community in Jordan on the occasions of Christmas and the New Year, according to a Royal Court statement. 

At the tree-lighting ceremony, leaders of the Christian community, senior officials and civil society representatives from Madaba delivered remarks, welcoming Crown Prince Hussein to the governorate and celebrating Jordan’s culture of harmony and mutual respect, paying tribute to the leadership of the Hashemites in promoting understanding among followers of different faiths and safeguarding holy sites. 

Church leaders, ministers, Madaba MPs and representatives of various sectors from the governorate attended the ceremony.

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