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Katamine emphasises importance of Jordan’s religious sites

By Petra - May 17,2014 - Last updated at May 17,2014

AMMAN — Tourism Minister Nidal Katamine on Saturday emphasised the importance of Jordan’s religious sites and shrines.

Delivering a speech on behalf of HRH Prince Ghazi, who is chairperson of the Baptism Site Commission’s board of trustees, at a ceremony organised by the Jordan Tourism Board, Katamine noted that archaeological sites listed on the World Heritage List such as Petra, Quseir Amra, Um Rasas and Wadi Rum attest to the country’s historic, religious and natural riches.

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