PHOTO+VIDEO | Wedding of the decade: Jordan's crown prince marries, VIP guests include Prince William and Kate Middleton

Prince Hussein with his bride Rajwa/ Queen Rania/ King Abdullah II/ Kate Middleton/ Prince William/ Photo: Profimedia

The Crown Prince of Jordan yesterday he married a girl from a prominent Saudi family in a palace celebration attended by members of the royal family and other VIPs from around the world.

At the wedding of Crown Prince Hussein (28) и Saudi architect Rajwa Alseif (29) exclusive guests attended, including Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, as well as the first lady of the United States Jill Biden, Sweden's Princess Victoria, Spain's Queen Sofia, Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter, Princess Beatrice, AP reported. Kate looked gorgeous in a beautiful powder-colored dress and greeted the Queen and King of Jordan warmly.

Prince Hussein, as the eldest son of King Abdullah II и queen rania, he found his soulmate in Rajwa, who has already won the Queen's heart and established a close relationship with the family, and everyone is commenting that she looked amazing at the wedding.

Such celebrations are of great importance for the region, as they emphasize continuity in an Arab state valued for its long-standing stability.

The bride, who wore an elegant white dress, arrived at Zahran Palace with rolls royce phantom 5 one 1968, made for the Crown Prince's great-grandmother.

The heir to the throne arrived earlier in full ceremonial military uniform with golden saber.

Families and guests gathered in the garden of the traditional Muslim wedding known as "katb al-ketab".


It is expected that marriage could help the resource poor Jordan to establish a strategic relationship with its oil-rich neighbor Saudi Arabia.

Crowds gathered in front of giant screens set up to broadcast the wedding across the country, many waving flags and wearing the red and white scarves worn by Jordan's ruling family. Hashemites.

In the ancient Roman amphitheater in the center of the capital Amman, the Jordanian singer Hussain Salman he entertained the masses with wedding ballads. The 6.000-seat theater was completely packed with families and children with the words "We celebrate Hussein" painted on their cheeks.

Saudi wedding guests and tourists - men in white robes and women in bright robes (abais) - paraded through the lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel in Amman.


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Hussain graduated from Georgetown University in the USA, joined the army and gained some global recognition by addressing the UN General Assembly. His wedding marks the next important phase in his life.

This is not just a wedding, but a presentation of the new king of Jordan, a political analyst said, adding that the issue of the crown prince is closed.



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The wedding may provide a brief moment of relaxation for Jordanians going through tough economic times, including high youth unemployment and a poor economy.

The Kingdom declared yesterday a public holiday, so people could gather after the ceremony and wave to the motorcade of newlyweds and in-laws as they passed.

After the ceremony, the guests and the newlyweds moved to Al Husseini Palace, about a 30-minute drive away, at the party and state banquet. At the reception there were more than 1.700 guests.


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