We do love a royal wedding…
Sheikha Maryam bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, one of the daughters of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, got married recently, according to posts on social media from the royal family.
Sheikha Maryam married Sheikh Khalid Bin Mohammed Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan – a member of the Abu Dhabi royal family, whom she got engaged to back in August 2018.
A message congratulating the couple was posted by Sheikha Maryam’s sister, Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, after the engagement.
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The post reads ‘May the rest of your lives be filled with love, joy & happiness. Congratulations!’
Sheikha Latifa also took to Instagram stories to congratulation the couple on their marriage.
The post congratulations Sheikha Maryam bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and wishes God’s blessing on the couple and their marriage.
According to The National, Sheikh Khaled is a graduate from British Royal Academy Sandhurst in the UK and was awarded the Major General Diwan Misri Chand Platoon Award for demonstrating outstanding innovation and purpose during the training course.
This isn’t the first royal wedding to take place this year. Three sons of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed were married in a ceremony that took place earlier this year in May 2019.
H.H Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai wed Sheikha Sheikha bint Saeed bin Thani Al Maktoum. He was married alongside two of his brothers, Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Ahmad bin Mohammed, Chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation.
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