King Salman Visits Indonesia – level 2
King Salman is the ruler of Saudi Arabia. He traveled to Indonesia for an official 9-day visit. He is the first Saudi ruler to visit Indonesia in 50 years.
He does not travel lightly, and people say that he brought over 500 tons of things with him. Five hundred tons is as much as 200 African elephants. King Salman arrived to the country with an entourage of 600 people, 800 delegates, 25 princes, a few Mercedes-Benz cars, and gilded furniture.
Difficult words: ruler (a person in power), entourage (a group of people around an important person), delegate (a person who represents a country or an organisation), gilded (covered in gold or gold paint).
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