Although Jordan's Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah may still be young, 23 in fact, he's already stepping up to represent his country on the international stage.

Following in the footsteps of his father, King Abdullah II, Prince Hussein has been taking on more and more responsibilities at home while also meeting with world leaders on behalf of the kingdom. 

Here's a look at some of the young prince's high-profile encounters.

1. He recently met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel

2. During the visit, he also met with other German ministers and leaders

3. Here, the prince is signing documents in the presence of former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

4. Meeting with former U.S. President Barack Obama

5. Greeting former Australian PM Tony Abbott

6. Receiving a gift from Pope Francis

7. Walking casually with former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden

8. And hanging out with former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry

As they say, "like father, like son"