HRH Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah is the eldest son of His Majesty King Abdullah, making him heir to the throne. He was named Crown Prince in 2009. HRH holds the rank of First Lieutenant in the Jordanian Armed Forces and has accompanied his father on several military and political occasions. His efforts to develop the Jordanian youth community started with the ‘Haqeq’ (achieve) initiative an activity targeting school-aged children. Crown Prince Hussein became the youngest person to chair a UN Security Council meeting in 2015, and graduated from Georgetown University in 2016.