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Queen, Germany’s First Lady discuss UNICEF services in Jordan

By JT - Mar 02,2014 - Last updated at Mar 02,2014

AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania on Sunday met with Germany’s First Lady Daniela Schadt who is visiting Jordan with the purpose of supporting the Kingdom’s efforts in hosting Syrian refugees and checking on the different services they are being offered.

UNICEF Executive Director in Germany Christian Schneider, German Ambassador to Jordan Ralph Tarraf, UNICEF Executive Director in Jordan Rozan Charlton and UNICEF Regional Director Maria Calivis also attended the meeting. Discussions covered the services made accessible by UNICEF Jordan to the Syrian refugees through its collaboration with other governmental entities and civil society institutions, according to a statement from Her Majesty’s office.

Schadt praised Jordan’s efforts in hosting Syrian refugees and extending services to them. 

She highlighted the vital role of international institutions in such humanitarian efforts, commending Queen Rania for her efforts in this regard, the statement said.

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