UAE leaders congratulate Jordan's King Abdullah after successful surgery

Messages of support sent to the monarch after treatment for a slipped disc

Jordan's King Abdullah travelled to Germany for medical treatment for a slipped disc. AP
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The UAE's leaders have congratulated King Abdullah of Jordan after he had surgery in Germany to treat a slipped disc.

State news agency Wam on Tuesday said President Sheikh Khalifa wished King Abdullah continued good health and also further progress, prosperity, security and safety for Jordan under his wise leadership.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, also sent messages of support.

King Abdullah travelled to Germany for treatment at the weekend.

State media in Jordan said his back injury was related to his military service.

Updated: April 13, 2022, 4:41 AM