Radio Guest List—Amman, Jordan—October 22, 2016
This week, the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts from the historic city of Amman, Jordan. Jordan’s capital and largest city was once the site for the long lost Biblical town Rabbath. Amman is now a thriving, modern city that still maintains ancient ruins. HRH Princess Alia bint Hussein gives insight into what her foundation, The Princess Alia Foundation, is currently doing, and talks about the issue of poaching. H.E. Mayor Akel Biltaji discusses life in Jordan and talks about the new airport as well as Jordan’s new infrastructure. Karen Asfour, author of Anzeh Azeezah Children books, board member of Fulbright, and board member of Petra National Trust, explains what inspired her to write her children’s book series and why it is important. There’s all of this and more as the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts from Amman, Jordan.
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H.R.H Princess Alia bint Al Hussein, shares the origins of her foundation, The Princess Alia Foundation, the progress the foundation has made, and the issue of poaching in Jordan.
H.E. Mayor Akel Biltaji discusses the recently built airport, as well as Jordan’s evolving infrastructure and the incentives to help keep the environment clean.
Karen Asfour, author of Anzeh Azeezah Children books, board member of Fulbright, board member of Petra National Trust, and United States expat, explains what inspired her to write her children’s book series and why it is important.
Nabil Tarazi, Manager of Feynan Eco Lodge, presents the origins of the Feynan Eco Lodge and explains why staying there benefits the local community.
Simon Calder, The Independent‘s Editor-at-Large, goes into detail on why the building of extra runways of Gatwick and Heathrow airports might be a very good thing for UK travel.
Fares Haddadeen, Co-Star of My American Neighbor, talks about the use of art to express politics in Jordan, along with the use of political satire.
H.E. Sarrah Ghazi, Managing Director of the Princess Alia Foundation, goes into detail about how The Princess Alia Foundation assists with better education in Jordan and more humane treatment of animals, even in slaughter houses.
Raja Gargour, Director of the Royal Automobile Museum, talks about the classic 1916 film Laurence of Arabia, King Hussein’s love of cars, the significance of the museum, and shares some details about the upcoming tank exhibit.
By Kandice Martellaro for PeterGreenberg.com