June 6, 2023

The Jordan royal household are set for big celebrations subsequent week, as King Abdullah II and Queen Rania’s eldest son, Crown Prince Hussein, marries his long-term girlfriend, Raja Al Saif, on 1 June.

Queen Rania shared some gorgeous images from Rajwa’s conventional pre-wedding henna celebration, which occurred on the Royal Hashemite Courtroom’s Madareb Bani Hashem on Monday.

The marriage ceremony will happen on the Zahran Palace in Amman, and a lot of international royals have already confirmed their attendance – however will the Prince and Princess of Wales be among the many friends?

The British royal household shares an in depth reference to the Jordanian royals. King Abdullah and Queen Rania had been among the many 2,300-strong congregation at Westminster Abbey on 6 Might for King Charles and Queen Camilla’s coronation.

Rania, who married King Abdullah in 1993, spoke fondly in regards to the Princess of Wales after flying to the UK in September to attend the late Queen’s funeral.

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King Abdullah and Queen Rania on the King and Queen’s coronation
William and Kate speaking with Queen Rania and King Abdullah at a Windsor Castle reception in 2012© Getty
William and Kate talking with Queen Rania and King Abdullah at a Windsor Citadel reception in 2012

The 2 women have a lot in frequent; Kate, too, will at some point change into Queen when her husband ascends the throne; and each are moms with a ardour for youngsters’s welfare.

Rania, 52, was requested in regards to the Princess throughout an interview with CNN – see what she needed to say within the video beneath…

WATCH: Queen Rania praises Princess Kate in resurfaced video

Jordan holds particular recollections for KateThe Middleton household moved to the nation when the longer term royal was simply two years previous, and so they later launched {a photograph} from their time within the nation.

William opened up about his spouse’s childhood in Jordan as Crown Prince Hussein hosted him throughout a tour of the Center East in 2018. Chatting to the chief govt of Save the Youngsters, Rania Malki, William mentioned: “She liked it right here, she actually did. She may be very upset that I’m coming right here with out her.”

Crown Prince Hussein hosted Prince William on his visit to Jordan in 2018© Getty
Crown Prince Hussein hosted Prince William on his go to to Jordan in 2018

And in 2021, Kensington Palace revealed that William and Kate had taken George, Charlotte and Louis on vacation to Jordan once they launched their Christmas card.

The under-the-radar journey occurred earlier that 12 months when the family-of-five visited the traditional metropolis of Petra.

William and Kate might probably take pleasure in one other household vacation to Jordan subsequent week to coincide with the royal marriage ceremony, through the Might half-term.

Queen Rania and Rajwa-Al-Saif© Instagram
Queen Rania and Rajwa-Al-Saif on the pre-wedding henna celebration
Queen Rania hugging her future daughter-in-law Rajwa Al Saif at her traditional pre-wedding henna party© Royal Hashemite Courtroom
Queen Rania embraces her future daughter-in-law Rajwa Al Saif at her conventional pre-wedding henna celebration

Amongst those that have confirmed their attendance at Hussein and Rajwa’s marriage ceremony are Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of DenmarkCrown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden, Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, and Princess Hisakoa and Princess Tsuguko of Japan.

The Crown Prince’s nuptials will come lower than three months after the wedding of his youthful sister, Princess Iman, who tied the knot with Jameel Alexander “Jimmy” Thermiótis on 12 March.

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