King Abdullah II (C) and his wife Queen Rania (C-L) appluade with other officials following a speech by Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al-Maktum, ruler of the emirate of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, during a session titled "Leadership and Education in the Arab World," at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the shores of Jordan's Dead Sea, 19 May 2007. Al-Maktum announced today the creation of a 10-billion-dollar fund to promote education in Arab countries, at the WEF in Jordan. AFP PHOTO/AWAD AWAD (Photo by AWAD AWAD / AFP)
King Abdullah II, centre, and his wife Queen Rania, left, applaude with other officials following a speech by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid at the World Economic Forum in 2007. AFP

When King Abdullah II and Queen Rania applauded Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid's new initiative