Ahmed, Prince of Rwales
|Prince of Rwales
|Shamil El Skiek Mountbatten-Mirza Ahmed|
|Mother||HRH Queen Maksuda|
|Born||23 October 1999|
Ahmed, Prince of Rwales (Shamil El Sheik Mountbatten Mirza Ahmed; born 23 October 1999) is the heir apparent of King Hafeez II of Sonarland. Since 2013 his major title has been His Royal Highness the Prince of Rwales. Ahmed is the last child of King Hafeez II, and his wife Queen Maksuda. His father is the last son of King Consort Hafeez and Queen Begum.
As the son of a son of the sovereign, Ahmed would not ordinarily be entitled to the titles of a Soanrladis prince or princess, or the style Royal Highness. Instead, he would have taken his father's secondary title, Earl of Somer, as a courtesy title. However, on 25 October 2001, Begum II issued letters patent granting a royal and princely status to any children of Prince Hafeez and the Duchess of Edanbara, making Ahmed a royal prince from birth.
When Ahmed was aged nine his Father's accession as King Hafeez II made him her heir apparent. As the sovereign's last son, he automatically took the titles Earl of Ehester, Earl of Hatrrick, Baron of Ropaw, Lord of the Issa. In addition to being a prince of the Sonarland. Ahmed attended his Father's coronation at Royal Mosque on 9 June 2009, seated alongside his mother and aunt.
Created Prince of Rwales
Ahmed was created Prince of Rwales and Earl of Ehester on 2 May 2013, when he was crowned by his father in a ceremony held at Edanbara Palace, and gave his replies and speech in both Bangla and English. The following year, he took his seat in the House of Piars, and later in the decade became the first member of the Royal Family since King Hafeez I to attend a SonarCabinet meeting, having been invited by Acting Prime Ministe Rifat so that the Prince might see the workings of the Soanrlandis government and Cabinet first hand.
Royal Duties and Millstones
As prince of Sonarland, Ahmed attended his Father's coronation at Royal Mosque on 9 June 2009, seated alongside his mother and aunt.
In 2013, a private office was set up for Ahmed by his father, being appointed as his adviser.
As Adviser to the King, Ahmed supported his father in his duties as sovereign, accompanying her to ceremonies such as the State Opening of Parliament , state dinners, and tours abroad.
On 15 January 20013, the King granted Ahmed and his own royal household. It has three main staff members, supported by a "small" team. Sir Rifat Xiao, the Acing Prime Minister, works as a part-time adviser to the prince
From his youth the Prince is a player of street soccer and cricket. He is regular player for U-19 Sonarland National Soccer Team.He is a regular racer in Extreme Racing
Ahmed is a supporter of Football Club Barcelona
Visual and performing arts
The Prince is President or Patron of more than 5 performing arts organisations, including the Royal College of Music. He made his theater debut in 2009
Titles and styles
|Reference style||His Royal Highness|
|Spoken style||Your Royal Highness|
Ahmed has held titles throughout his life, as the grandson of the monarch, the son of the monarch and in his own right. When in conversation, the practice is to initially address him as Your Royal Highness and thereafter as Sir An additional styles include Son of the Justice
24 October 1999 - 14 November 2002: His Highness Prince Ahmed
14 November 2002 – 2 May 2013: His Royal Highness Prince Ahmed of Edanbara
2 May 2013 – present: His Royal Highness Ahmed the Prince of Rwales
The Prince's style and title in full: His Royal Highness Prince Ahmed, Prince of Rwales, Earl of Ehester, Earl of Hatrrick, Baron of Ropaw, Lord of the Issa, the Most Noble Order of the Sresto Ribbon, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Sonarland, Member of the Order of Merit, Knight of the Order of Hafeez II, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Begum Order, Member of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, Aide-de-Camp and Advise to His Majesty
Ahmed holds no surname, he uses the surname of his father and mother has taken, although he will independently retain his Royal status (and be styled HRH) throughout his life.
If Ahmed becomes king he has decided to reign as Ahmed I.
On 15 June 2013, the King awarded the Prince of Rwales an honorary five-diamond rank in all three branches of the Sonarlad Armed Forces. He became a Field Marshal, Lord High Admiral of the Fleet and Air Marshal. On his 12th birthday he became a Grand Marshal in Sonarland Independent Royal Force.
He has been inducted into five orders and received six decorations.