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Jordan has a new Princess after elegant wedding in Amman attended by royalty from around the world

Jordan has a brand new Princess with royalty from around the world watching as Rajwa Al-Saif married the heir to the country’s throne, Crown Prince Hussein.

Princess Rajwa is now welcoming guests to her marriage celebrations in one of her first acts in her new role.

The wedding of Crown Prince Hussein and Rajwa took place in the Zahran Palace in Amman in the early afternoon of June 1st 2023 with royalty from around the world in attendance. Amongst the guests were the Prince and Princess of Wales and Princess Beatrice with her husband, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi.

Soon after the ceremony, the Royal Hashemite Court announced that ”A Royal Decree was issued to bestow the title of Her Royal Highness Princess Rajwa Al Hussein on Miss Rajwa Khalid Alseif, on the occasion of her marriage to His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein.”

The ceremony began with the bride entering the gardens of the Zahran Palace with her future brother-in-law, Prince Hashem, who walked her into the ceremony. Her father, Khaled bin Musaed bin Saif bin Abdulaziz Al Saif, was a witness to the marriage and was waiting with the father of the groom, King Abdullah II, who also witnessed the marriage.

The couple announced their engagement in the summer of 2022.

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Lydia Starbuck is Jubilee and Associate Editor at Royal Central and the main producer and presenter of the Royal Central Podcast and Royal Central Extra. Lydia is also a pen name of June Woolerton who is a journalist and writer with over twenty years experience in TV, radio, print and online. Her latest book, A History of British Royal Jubilees, is out now. Her new book, The Mysterious Death of Katherine Parr, will be published in March 2024. June is an award winning reporter, producer and editor. She's appeared on outlets including BBC 5 Live, BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Local Radio and has also helped set up a commercial radio station. June is also an accomplished writer with a wide range of material published online and in print. She is the author of two novels, published as e-books. She is also a marriage registrar and ceremony celebrant.