Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan visited the offices of Mawdoo3.com on Tuesday, 22 August in Amman. There she met the co-founders, Mohammad Jaber and Rami Qawasmi, both from Jordan. They co-founded the first comprehensive Arabic-language digital encyclopedia (Mawdoo3.com) for the Arab World, according to Her Majesty’s press office.
The Queen took part in a meeting alongside the partners and investors. Her Majesty spoke about how proud she was of the youth in Jordan who are working to give Jordan a better future. The partners and investors explained to Queen Rania how they were able to overcome adversity to become successful; they also explained to her about their latest developments which include the addition of a mobile app. Discussions about volunteering and its importance in shaping the country was also a focal point.
Her Majesty posted on her official Instagram after her visit, “Always inspired to hear from our nation’s ambitious youth! With the founders of Mawdoo3.com and the startups they support earlier today. #Youth #Jordan #LoveJO,” alongside a photo of her with Jaber and Qawasmi.
The Queen was also given a tour of the headquarters of Mawdoo3.com where she was able to see the creation of the website’s content. Additionally, she stopped by the offices of AdamTech to meet the employees there before her visit concluded.
Mawdoo3.com was launched in 2012 in Jordan’s capital and has since “become the number one website in the Arab World in terms of unique users, and continues to serve as a trusted resource for approximately 36 million monthly Arabic-speaking visitors, who read around 150 million pages per month,” explained Her Majesty’s press department.
They also launched AdamTech after the success of Mawdoo3.com which “provides early-stage startups with financial support, consultation and the basic expertise necessary to manage their projects.”