Grandest Party of the year

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Grandest Party of the year was held at Aiglemont, Mowlana Hazar Imam's château and stud farm at Chantille, outside Paris, on the occasion of Mowlana Hazar Imam's wedding with Begum Inaara. Some of Europe's most important personnalities attended, including Ex President Giscard d'Estaingof France with Bernadette Chirac, and 34 royalties such as Bulgarian King Simeon, Prince William Alexander of Hollande, Imperatrice Farah Pahlavi, Spain's King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia, Jordan Princess Feriel and 23 ambassadors for a total of around 700 guests.

Hazar Imam welcomed his guests in a white shirt, black tuxedo and black bow tie. Begum Inaara was wearing an elegant and colourful evening lace dress, long earings matching with her necklace. Princess Zahra was in a dark velvet dress. Prince Sadruddin looked as young as ever.And Princess Yasmin came all the way from New York. Prince Amyn made a speech to which Hazar Imam and Begum Inaara applauded enthusiasticaly.

Choices of Italien, Moroccan, European and Iranian dishes were served by a team of Maitre d'hotel in green dress and red collar.

The Fireworks followed the lavish dinner and later, with the Orchestra playing, Mowlana Hazar Imam opened the Ball with Begum Inaara. During the party, He had a warm conversation with each of the guests.

Photo credit:

Bunte: 8 Oct. 1998
Paris Match: 15 Oct. 1998
Point de Vue: 7 Oct. 1998
Gala: 8 Oct. 1998

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