A few days before the royal wedding of the heir to the royal house of Jordan, the King and Queen of Spain announced that they will not attend this important celebration.
Prince Hussein will marry Saudi Rajwa Khalid Al Saif at the Zahran Palace in Amman, the capital of Jordan.
The ceremony for the son of King Abdullah and Queen Rania is scheduled for June 1, 2023. This will be the second consecutive royal wedding in the country, as the marriage of Princess Iman and financial entrepreneur Jameel Alexander Thermiotis took place a few weeks ago.
Felipe and Letizia at Hussein’s wedding
The Spanish Royal House reported that the current kings will not attend the ceremony that promises to reunite the world’s royals, following the coronation of King Charles.
Instead, the emeritus King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia will attend on behalf of the Bourbons. This will be a new opportunity to see them together, previously King Felipe’s parents attended together the funeral of King Constantine of Greece, last January in Athens.
Why Letizia and Felipe will not attend the wedding?
According to the Spanish press, the absence of the King and Queen is due to their institutional commitments. Although Letizia has a somewhat clear agenda this week, it is King Felipe has numerous commitments before and after the wedding.
The first will be this Wednesday, May 31, at the opening ceremony of the VI Ibero-American Congress CEAPI. Later he will have an audience at the Zarzuela Palace with the former first lady of the United States, Hillary Clinton.