Prince Rashid of Jordan Weds Miss Zeina Shaban
After a one year engagement, HRH Prince Rashid bin Al Hassan of Jordan married today his fiancée, the former Jordanian table tennis player Miss Zeina Shaban.
The ceremony, which took place at Basman Palace, was followed by a reception held by the groom’s cousin, HM King Abdullah II of Jordan, in presence of his parents, Prince Hassan and Princess Sarvath, Queen Rania, Queen Noor, members of the Royal Family and the bride’s parents.
The wedding was also attended by number of foreign royal guests, including Queen Sofia of Spain, King Hamad of Bahrain, The Duke of Edinburgh and Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden, as well as senior officials and members of the Shaban family.
Prince Rashid, who is currently serving in the Jordanian Army, was born in 1979 and has been educated in the UK and Jordan. He is the only son among Jordan’s former Crown Prince, Hassan Bin Tala, and his wife’s four children.
In addition to the table tennis, the 23 year-old bride, now Her Royal Highness Princess Zeina of Jordan, was also a gymnast in her childhood. She was named as Jordan’s top athlete for 2003, and was awarded the prestigious King Hussein Medal for Achievement in 2004.Filed under Jordanian Royals
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