Jordan's crown prince ties the knot with Saudi architect in lavish ceremony

AMMAN, June 2 (Bernama-Anadolu): Jordan’s Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II married Saudi heiress and architect Rajwa Al Saif on Thursday in a wedding attended by global royalty.

The wedding took place at Zahran Palace in the Jordanian capital Amman with King Abdullah II, Prince Hassan bin Talal and the bride’s father as witnesses, reported Anadolu Agency.

Following the wedding ceremony, state-run television reported that the crown prince and his bride travelled through the capital accompanied by a royal motorcade to Al Husseiniya Palace, where a reception and banquet were held.

Immediately after the wedding ceremony, a royal decree was issued to bestow the title of princess on Al Saif.

The King and Queen hosted a wedding reception at Al Husseiniya Palace attended by more than 1,700 guests from various countries, including state leaders.

King Abdullah has four children: Crown Prince Hussein (29), Princess Iman (27), Princess Salma (23) and Prince Hashim (18).

Prince Hussein is the legitimate heir to the Jordanian throne, as stated in the first paragraph of Article 28 of the Constitution.

Crown Prince Hussein's wedding ceremony was attended by Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, Dutch King Willem-Alexander, Iraqi President Abdul Latif Rashid, Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati, Kuwait’s Crown Prince Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and US President Joe Biden's wife Jill Biden and her daughter Ashley Biden. - Bernama-Anadolu

Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Next In Aseanplus News

Asean stands by Myanmar peace plan
Malaysia Fest 2024 Expo in Singapore targets RM20mil in sales, 140,000 visitors
Olympics: India get sleep doctor on board to put performance anxiety to bed
Russia, China FMs meet as Asean talks get underway in Laos
UN agency calls for urgent response to 'alarming' rise in Asia-Pacific bird flu cases
Chinese, Lao foreign ministers vow to expand practical cooperation
China tourist fined S$12,000 for flying drone over Marina Bay on first day of Singapore vacation
Malaysia: All parties must adhere to international law on South China Sea
Actress Fann Wong celebrates husband Christopher Lee’s 53rd birthday with kelong cake
'Back to zero': Manila flood victims clean up, start again

Others Also Read