1 Million Jordanian Dinars Dowry for a Bride in Irbid

1 Million Jordanian Dinars Dowry for a Bride in Irbid
Sun 02-02-2014

According to press reports in Jordan, a Syrian groom paid a JD 1 million ($1.4m) to a bride in Irbid, north of Jordan, as a dowry.

The groom also paid 35 grams of gold, and presented his wife-to-be with a 2 carat diamond ring.

The groom stated that they will be having the wedding early next year.

Even the sheikh who was responsible of the marriage contracts was surprised with the amount of dowry, but the groom and his relatives did not seem to mind.