His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan attended on Wednesday a military program at the British Light Dragoons (LD) battalion, which has cooperation relations with the Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF)-the Arab Army, Petra News Agency reported.
The program included military parades and training activities carried out by the battalion members, as well as a ceremony to confer military badges on officers and members of the battalion, the oldest and most important cavalry regiment in the British Army’s armored groups.
Upon his arrival at the battalion’s headquarters, the King was received by the battalion commander and senior officers, as His Majesty also reviewed the Guard of Honor.
His Majesty toured the battalion's facilities and listened to a briefing on its military tasks and duties, especially those related to the tasks of maintaining international peace and stability, as well as its operations within the framework of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
The King also attended the dinner, which was held in honor of His Majesty with the participation of a number of the battalion’s officers.
His Majesty received military training in the (Light Dragoons) battalion, and assumed a leading position after graduating from Sandhurst Military College in the United Kingdom.