Patrons

HRH Prince El Hassan Bin Talal

His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal was born in Amman in 1947.  HRH, who served as Jordan’s Crown Prince from April 1965 until January 1999, is the youngest son of Their late Majesties King Talal and Queen Zein El Sharaf, the brother of His late Majesty King Hussein, and the uncle of HM King Abdullah II.

Prince Hassan chaired the committees overseeing Jordan’s first four  development plans (1973-1975, 1976-1980, 1981-1985 and 1986-1990), designed to bring Jordan into the twentieth century and played a critical role in the Jordan-Israel Peace negotiations that culminated in the Peace Treaty    between the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the State of Israel  in 1994... more

HRH Princess Sarvath El Hassan

Her Royal Highness was born in Calcutta in 1947 to a prominent family of the Indian subcontinent. HRH Crown Prince El Hassan bin Talal and Princess Sarvath were married in 1968.  They have four children and eight grandchildren.

A former ICS officer, Princess Sarvath’s father was High Commissioner to the Court of St James and to Canada, and Ambassador to France and Portugal, as well as Foreign Secretary of Pakistan and Chairman of the Commonwealth Economic Committee.  Her mother was one of the first two Pakistani women Members of Parliament, a several times delegate to the United Nations and Ambassador to Morocco. The Princess was educated in Canada, France, Pakistan and Britain...more

HRH The Duke of Kent

Born in 1935, The Duke of Kent is the son of the late Prince George, fourth son of King George V, and the late Princess Marina, daughter of Prince Nicholas of Greece.He is cousin to both The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh. The present Duke of Kent inherited his title following the early death of his father in 1942.In 1961 The Duke of Kent became engaged to Miss Katharine Worsley and they married in York Minster. The couple have three children: George, Earl of St Andrews, born in June 1962; Lady Helen Taylor, born in April 1964 and Lord Nicholas Windsor, born on 25 July 1970.The Duke and The Duchess of Kent undertake a large number of official Royal engagements. Each has close associations with many charities, professional bodies and other organisations.

COMMITTEE

THE ANGLO JORDANIAN SOCIETY IS A UK-REGISTERED CHARITY, WHICH IS MAINTAINED BY A COMMITTEE OF VOLUNTEERS.

Chairman: The Baroness Morris of Bolton OBE

Baroness -Trish- Morris of Bolton is a Conservative peer and was Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party from 2001-2005, with responsibility for candidates. She entered the House of Lords in 2004, where she is a Deputy Speaker and Deputy Chairman of Committees. She held a number of shadow ministerial roles, including Education & Skills, Children, Schools and Families and Women, before standing down from the Front bench in 2010 at her own request. 

Trish is Chairman of the Conservative Middle East Council, Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Qatar and Vice-Chairman of the Britain Palestine Group. A former trustee of UNICEF UK, Trish is President of Medical Aid for Palestinians and has just completed her term of office as the first Chancellor of The University of Bolton. 

Trish is President of World Travel Market and sits on the Advisory Board of TSL Ltd, which publishes TES and the Times Higher.

Council Members

Forthcoming Events

AFTERNOON TEA AND A JEWELLERY MASTERCLASS AT SOTHEBY'S

The Anglo Jordanian Society is delighted to announce this wonderful event at Sotheby's, where Justin Roberts, Jewellery Specialist, will show and explain the fine jewels that will be going under the hammer in the forthcoming sale in September.

Afternoon tea will be served.

20 Sep 2016 at 15:00 34-35 New Bond St, Mayfair, London W1S 2RT, UK
£10.00

Past Events

Latest news

JORDAN’S LINK WITH KEW GARDENS: A ‘BEHIND THE SCENES’ TOUR, 8th September 2016

2016-08-11

This specially organised tour is a rare chance to hear about the work Kew botanists have been doing in Jordan and to look behind the scenes at how plant collections and seeds are kept and utilised. It includes presentations by Dr Shahina Ghazanfar, who’s worked on several research project in the Kingdom and Dr John Dickie (or Dr Michiel van Slageren), renowned seed specialists. These will be ...

Investment in Jordan

Corporate

If we can solve the problem of the economy… we will overcome the biggest challenge facing us today, because our problem is not political or a security one, it is about economy. His Majesty King Abdullah II, 20 Jan 2015

After strong economic growth last decade, Jordan’s economy has struggled to achieve significant growth in recent years. Whilst there are a number of external and internal factors affecting growth, it is Jordan’s business base that will ultimately lead any recovery. Over 99% of Jordan’s businesses are Micro, Small and Medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), who between them employ 70% of the workforce and contribute to around 45% .

Visit Jordan

VISIT JORDAN

The Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) was officially launched in March 1998 as an independent, public – private sector partnership committed to utilize marketing strategies to brand, position and promote the Jordan tourism product as the destination of choice in the international markets. The adopted strategies are tuned to reflect the true image of the Jordan tourism product, being a cultural, natural, religious, adventurous, leisure and MICE destination.

As part of its marketing strategies, the JTB plans and executes an integrated program of international promotional activities. This program includes the active participation in trade fairs, trade workshops, trade and consumer road shows, familiarization trips, press trips, brochure & multimedia production, and media relations. To carry out its goals, the Jordan Tourism Board utilizes the services of eleven offices in Europe and N. America.

To find out more about The Jordan Tourism Board please visit the website: http://uk.visitjordan.com/