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Former president of East Timor visits Zaatari camp

By JT - Nov 15,2016 - Last updated at Nov 15,2016

AMMAN — HRH Prince Ali, president of the Jordan Football Association and chairman of the Asian Football Development Project (AFDP), welcomed to Jordan on Monday Jose Ramos-Horta, the Nobel laureate and former president of East Timor.

The prince also accompanied Ramos-Horta to the Zaatari Refugee Camp in northern Jordan, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

In Zaatari, Prince Ali and Ramos-Horta attended part of ongoing football training workshops organised by AFDP, and toured the facilities of the newly inaugurated Zaatari House of Sports, which AFDP and the UEFA Foundation for Children established as a joint sports venue benefiting boys and girls of all age groups inside the camp.

Prince Ali and Ramos-Horta also discussed the role of sports in peace building and conflict resolution.



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