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Princess Rajwa Al Hussein’s Father Passes Away: Jordan Declares 3 Day Mourning

Less than a year since she tied the knot with Crown Prince Hussein, Princess Rajwa’s father, Khaled bin Musaed bin Saif bin Abdulaziz Al Saif, has passed away.



In honor of the royal’s father, the Royal Hashemite Court of Jordan has announced a three-day mourning period, which started on Sunday, February 18. The news was shared in an official statement, in which the Court shared its “deepest sympathies and condolences” with the Princess Rajwa Al Hussein and Crown Prince Hussein, as well as Queen Rania Al Abdullah and King Abdullah II of Jordan.

Prince Rajwa’s father, Khaled bin Musaed bin Saif bin Abdulaziz Al Saif, was a member of the Subai, a prominent and highly respected tribe in the Arabian Peninsula. He was best known for being the founder of El Saif Engineering Contracting, the company behind Riyadh’s landmark Kingdom Tower, and several other noteworthy buildings in the region.

Born in 1953, Princess Rajwa’s father was a graduate of the American University of Beirut, where he studied engineering, and was married to Azza Bint Nayef Abdulaziz Ahmed Al-Sudairi. He was the proud father of four children, namely Princess Rajwa, and siblings Faisal, Nayef, and Dana. As the princess and her entire family mourns this profound loss, Prince Hussein also took to Instagram to share his feelings and remember his late father-in-law with a heartfelt picture of the two exchanging an embrace. “‏With profound sadness and sorrow, we bid farewell to my beloved father-in-law,” the royal wrote. “We will always remember his kindness, generosity, and integrity. May God bestow mercy upon him and grant us patience and strength.”

Prince Hussein’s post has received an outpour of love and support for the family, with thousands sharing messages of positivity and love for Princess Rajwa at this difficult time.

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