On Tuesday, 10 May 2016, the Chief of Defence, Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis HN, paying an official visit to Jordan, was received by HRH King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein, where they had a lengthy discussion concerning the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East geopolitical situation, as well as issues of further development of the existing bilateral military cooperation.

Furthermore, the HNDGS Chief attended the opening of the 11th Conference of Special Operations Forces Exhibition & Conference-SOFEX 2016, where developments and innovations regarding the special forces operations were presented and met with his Jordanian counterpart, Lt. General Mashal Mohammad Al-Zaben, where they discussed bilateral military cooperation issues.

On the sidelines of the visit, the HNDGS Chief met and awarded commemorative diplomas to Jordanian officers who have graduated from Hellenic Military Educational Institutions.