Watan- A rare incident, in Iraq, became a trend on social networking sites, where an elderly man over the age of 100 married a woman, a decades younger.
The third time
In the details reported by Watan, an Iraqi man, 103 years, married in Diwaniyah Governorate, in the south of the country, for the third time in his life. Read the News from watanserb.com
Mikhlif Farhoud Al-Mansoori, the groom, held his wedding in the remote village of Sumer, which is about 180 kilometers from the capital, Baghdad. In the presence of his family and relatives.
Muammar’s son, Abdul Salam, said that his father married for the third time in his life.
Wedding with great-grandchildren
Abdul Salam indicated that his father marries another woman after the death of his first wife in 1999, and he had children as well.
He said: “At the end of last year, and at the beginning of this year, his wife went to her family’s house and didn’t return for several months”
He added, “My father asked us to find another woman for him, and that is what happened.”
The elderly groom’s son mentioned that the choice fell on a beautiful woman, born in 1985. He got engaged, and after that, a henna party was held, and then married.
Mikhlif’s nine sons, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren participated in the wedding.
Mikhelef has 10 children; six boys and 4 girls.
His son Abdel Salam revealed that, on the wedding night, he offered his father sexual stimulants, added: “he mocked me and refused them.”
Activists considered what Mikhlif did as evidence of his love for life and optimism.
It is worth noting that such a marriage is very rare in Arab countries. In 2020, the marriage of Jordanian centenarian Aref Al-Jeddah, who is also of the same age as Mikhlif, was registered.