Move over Meghan and Harry – while British people around the globe are gearing up for the prince’s big day, a royal wedding took place in Dubai yesterday.
On Wednesday, 3 January, the daughter of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai tied the knot.
Congratulations to the new couple – Sheikha Maryam bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Sheikh Suhail bin Ahmed bin Juma Al Maktoum.
The wedding reception took place at the Dubai World Trade Centre, and was attended by royals including HH Sheikh Hamdan, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, as well as UAE dignitaries.
Of course, Sheikh Mohammed was there for the happy occasion, and as the proud father of the bride, he shared a video of the day on his YouTube account.
This comes after the couple’s engagement announcement in December, which prompted congratulatory social media posts from royals and friends, as well as comments from followers all over the world.
Mabrook to the happy couple!