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Queen Rania stepped out with husband King Abdullah in New York for award ceremony

Queen Rania steps out with husband King Abdullah II in New York where he was named winner of the 2019 Scholar-Statesman award

  • The 49-year-old was spotted outside The Plaza Hotel earlier this week
  • She donned a silver-sequined suit paired with a belt and a black clutch bag
  • She later made two posts about her husband’s success on Instagram   

Queen Rania of Jordan was spotted stepping out in New York as she prepared to attend an awards ceremony.

The 49-year-old was seen outside The Plaza Hotel alongside King Abdullah II and their son Crown Prince Hussein earlier this week.

She donned a silver-sequined suit, paired with a black clutch bag, to attend the ceremony at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy where her husband was awarded the 2019 Scholar-Statesman Award.

Queen Rania of Jordan was spotted stepping out in New York as she prepared to attend an awards ceremony with her husband

The 49-year-old was seen outside The Plaza Hotel alongside King Abdullah II and their son Crown Prince Hussein earlier this week

She donned a silver-sequined suit paired with a belt and a black clutch bag

The 49-year-old was seen outside The Plaza Hotel alongside King Abdullah II and their son Crown Prince Hussein earlier this week as she donned a silver-sequined suit, paired with a black clutch bag, to attend the ceremony

King Abdullah, 57, was recognised for his leadership and commitment to advancing peace, stability and tolerance in the Middle East.

He has had a large role at Hashemite Custodian of Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem and has frequently promoted interfaith harmony.

The Scholar-Statesman Award celebrates outstanding leaders who have proved that an extensive knowledge of history are essential to wise and effective policy toward the advancement of peace in the area. 

King Abdullah, 57, (pictured alongside Queen Rania) was recognised for his leadership and commitment to advancing peace, stability and tolerance in the Middle East by The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

King Abdullah, 57, (pictured alongside Queen Rania) was recognised for his leadership and commitment to advancing peace, stability and tolerance in the Middle East by The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

The couple have been married since 1993

They have since had four children - two sons and two daughters

The couple have been married since 1993 and have since had four children – two sons and two daughters 

Queen Rania posted a photo of the King receiving his award to her 5.7 million Instagram followers yesterday alongside the caption: ‘I am always so proud and overwhelmed by people’s love and admiration of Your Majesty around the world. 

‘We’re so blessed and lucky to have you! Congratulations on receiving the 2019 Scholar Statesman Award in New York #Jordan #LoveJO.’

She later also posted a picture of the couple together that read: ‘With His Majesty in New York two days ago #Jordan #LoveJO’.  

King Abdullah was praised for his role at Hashemite Custodian of Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem and his frequent promotion of interfaith harmony

King Abdullah was praised for his role at Hashemite Custodian of Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem and his frequent promotion of interfaith harmony

Queen Rania later uploaded two posts to her Instagram page to celebrate her husband's achievements including one of the couple side-by-side (above)

Queen Rania later uploaded two posts to her Instagram page to celebrate her husband’s achievements including one of the couple side-by-side (above)

The couple have been married since 1993 and have since had four children – two sons and two daughters – and King Abdullah became head of the country in 1999.

The Queen herself has also been involved in projects of her own including dedicating much of her time to repairing schools in Jordan to help local children.

She is also an Eminent Advocate for UNICEF and is a Board Member of the World Economic Forum.

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