See How Proud Parents Queen Rania And King Abdullah Celebrated Their Son's Graduation This Weekend
Over the weekend, Jordan's Crown Prince Hussein, the eldest of Queen Rania and King Abdullah's four children, graduated from the esteemed British military academy Sandhurst. 30 years ago, King Abdullah himself graduated from the prestigious institution, which also counts Prince Harry and Prince William as graduates.
The 23-year-old was among 129 other graduates at the passing out parade on Saturday, and his father delivered the commencement address.
"It is not the first time I have had the privilege to attend the Sovereign's Parade. Many years ago, I was a cadet standing where you are now," he said, according to the Jordan Times. "Not every day will be a good one. You may not win every battle. But, however many times you get knocked down in life, you can, and must, get up again.
"In this profession of arms, you are now where the buck stops. You are graduating, because people believed in you. You must now believe in yourself and rise to the challenges ahead."
Prince Hussein's parents weren't the only ones to fly to the UK to celebrate the momentous occassion: his three younger siblings turned the event into a family affair. Click through to see how the proud family rang in the occasion.