Jordan’s Royal Wedding: Prince William and Kate Attend Ceremony

Jordan’s Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah married his fiancee, Basmah Bani Ahmad, in a lavish ceremony on Saturday, June 19, 2021. The wedding was attended by important regional figures and foreign dignitaries, including Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate.

The royal couple arrived in Jordan earlier in the week and attended various events leading up to the wedding, including a visit to a nature reserve and a meeting with King Abdullah II of Jordan.

The wedding ceremony took place at the Al-Nahda Palace in Amman, the Jordanian capital. According to reports, the palace was adorned with flowers and candles, and guests were served traditional Jordanian and Middle Eastern food.

The wedding was seen as a continuation of the monarchy’s traditions and a symbol of stability and continuity in Jordan. Crown Prince Hussein is the oldest son of King Abdullah II and is viewed as a modern and progressive leader who is popular among Jordan’s youth.

Basmah Bani Ahmad is a Jordanian computer scientist who works in the technology sector. The couple reportedly met while studying at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. and got engaged in 2020.

The wedding has been widely covered by international media, with outlets such as TIME and The Guardian highlighting the excitement and enthusiasm surrounding the event in Jordan. The newlyweds are expected to honeymoon in Jordan before returning to their duties as members of the royal family.