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Britain's Princess Beatrice announces engagement

Pictures of the couple were shared by Beatrice's sister Princess Eugenie on Instagram Photograph:( Instagram )

WION Web Team New Delhi Sep 26, 2019, 05.48 PM (IST)

Britain's Princess Beatrice, 31, the elder daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York, is now engaged. The announcement was made by her sister Princess Eugenie on her Instagram handle as she shared photos of Beatrice and her fiance property developer, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi. 

“Beabea - wow! I'm so happy for you my dearest big sissy and dear Edo. It's been a long time coming and you two are meant to be. 📷 by me!! “We are extremely happy to be able to share the news of our recent engagement. We are both so excited to be embarking on this life adventure together and can’t wait to actually be married. We share so many similar interests and values and we know that this will stand us in great stead for the years ahead, full of love and happiness,” the elated sister wrote as she shared photos of the happy couple. 

 

The couple got engaged in Italy during a weekend break earlier this month, said a statement issued by Buckingham Palace. “The wedding will take place in 2020," the statement further read. 

The couple began dating in 2018, according to the BBC.

“We are both so excited to be embarking on this life adventure together,” the princess and her fiance said in a statement.

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The couple got engaged in Italy during a weekend break earlier this month, said a statement issued by Buckingham Palace. “The wedding will take place in 2020," the statement further read.