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Dubai’s Royal Family is Celebrating News of an Upcoming Wedding

Congratulations are in order for HH Sheikha Maryam Mohammed Rashid Al Maktoum and HH Sheikh Khalid Bin Mohammed Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, who announced their engagement this weekend. The bride-to-be is the daughter of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai,

Following the announcement of the couple’s imminent marriage, the congratulations quickly flooded in with Sheikha Maryam’s siblings using Instagram to send their best wishes. Her elder sister HH Sheikha Latifa Mohammed Rashid Al Maktoum, who welcomed her first child in July, wrote: “May the rest of your lives be filled with love, joy & happiness ❤️❤️ Congratulations!”. Echoing her sentiment, HH Sheikha Maryam shared a photo of the engagement announcement and captioned it: “Congratulations to my sister @maryam_mr_al_maktoum on her engagement ❤️”. The royal got engaged to Sheikh Khalid on August 24, it was revealed.

Sheikh Khalid Bin Mohammed Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan is a graduate from the prestigious British Royal Academy Sandhurst in the United Kingdom, the military academy attended by Jordan’s Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah, as well as Prince William and Prince Harry. It is not yet known when the nuptials will take place, but we will keep you updated. Mabrouk to the happy couple!

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