Mexican president Luis Echeverria arrived in Jordan on Sunday (10 August) on a three day official visit.
GV Echeverria and wife down aircraft steps and greeted
GV Flags on airport building and people watching
GV Echeverria and Hussein walk onto dais and take salute (2 shots)
GV Echeverria and Hussein posing for cameras (2 shots)
SV Portraits of Echeverria and Hussein
GV Motorcade with army escort leaves airport
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Background: Mexican president Luis Echeverria arrived in Jordan on Sunday (10 August) on a three day official visit.
The stop-over is part of the president's extensive 13-country world tour, lasting six weeks.
Talks between Senor Echeverria and King Hussein will include the strengthening of relations between the two countries and the possibility of Mexican participation in Jordan"s next five year economic plan. The Middle East crisis will also be high on the agenda.
Meanwhile president Echeverria has sent his Foreign Minister, Emilo Rabaso, who was travelling with him, to Cairo to try and arrange a meeting between Egyptian President Sadat, and Israel's Prime Minister Rabin.
President Echeverria said his decision to send Senor Rabaso followed his meeting in israel with Mr. Rabin last week.
During his stay in Jordan, Senor Echeverria will also visit the country's tourist spots.