In a lavish ceremony held in her father’s Palace, the daughter of the Sultan of Brunei wed her first cousin.
The week-long wedding festivities for Princess Azemah and her new spouse, Prince Bahar ibni Jefri Bolkiah, began on January 8 in the independent sultanate on the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia.
The sultan’s brother, Prince Jefri Bolkiah, is the father of Prince Bahar.
Seven ceremonies were held after the opulent series of events got underway in the banquet hall of the palace Istana Nurul Iman, the sultan’s formal residence.
A three-day wedding ceremony, the exchange of customary gifts, the display of the royal insignia, and a meal reception were among them.
Prince Mateen, the bride’s younger brother, posted pictures from the final wedding ceremony and the Powdering Ceremony, which took place on January 15, giving followers a glimpse into the wedding.
He captioned the images, “So pleased for my dearest big sister and BJB.
After the passing of Queen Elizabeth II in September of last year, the Sultan of Brunei took the title of world’s longest-reigning monarch.
In addition to serving as Brunei’s absolute monarch and the supreme representative of Islam, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah also serves as the nation’s prime minister, minister of finance, minister of foreign affairs and trade, chief of police, minister of defense, and head of the armed forces, as well as chancellor of the national university.
He is one of the richest kings in the world, with an estimated personal wealth of $27.7 billion.