Hosting a queen at the White House

United States First Lady Melania Trump (right) and Jordan's Queen Rania at the White House on Wednesday, where their husbands, US President Donald Trump and King Abdullah II, held meetings. The women later visited Excel Academy, an all-girls charter
United States First Lady Melania Trump (right) and Jordan's Queen Rania at the White House on Wednesday, where their husbands, US President Donald Trump and King Abdullah II, held meetings.PHOTO: NYTIMES

United States First Lady Melania Trump and Jordan's Queen Rania at the White House on Wednesday, where their husbands, US President Donald Trump and King Abdullah II, held meetings. The women later visited Excel Academy, an all-girls charter school. The visit provided another glimpse of a First Lady whose sporadic appearances in Washington have revealed relatively little about her own leadership style.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 07, 2017, with the headline 'Hosting a queen at the White House'. Print Edition | Subscribe