To celebrate their silver wedding anniversary, Queen Rania of Jordan took to Instagram to share a touching photo of herself and her husband. “So thankful for every day spent by your side. Happy anniversary,” she writes.
The duo first met at a dinner party in 1992 and wed on June 10, 1993 at Zahran Palace. The then-Rania al-Yassinwore a custom Bruce Oldfield wedding gown. The pair welcomed their first child Crown Prince Hussein on 28 June 1994, followed by their daughter Princess Iman on 27 September 1996.
The couple’s anniversary falls one day after the anniversary of King Abdullah II’s accession to the throne. In 1999, Abdullah became King of Jordan on 9 February and named Rania as Queen on 22 March. Prince Al Hussein shared a heatwarming social media post to mark the occasion.
في عيد جلوسك سيدي نحن جميعا جندك ونقف معا كتفا بكتف لنحمي الوطن، يا من تعلمنا منك الشجاعة في ميادين العسكرية والحياة. الله يخليلنا إياك قدوة وسند ويحفظ الأردن بعز وشموخ #أردننا On the anniversary of your Accession to the Throne, we remain your loyal soldiers, standing shoulder to shoulder with you to defend #OurJordan, and taking strength from your courage and dedication
Queen Rania and her husband then went on to have the pair’s second daughter Princess Salma and on 30 January and Prince Hashem in 2005.
Happy anniversary to them both.