Prince William to marry next year

Royal officials confirm that Prince William and girlfriend Kate Middleton will get married next year.

Last Updated: Nov 16, 2010, 17:26 PM IST

Spicezee Bureau

London: Royal officials on Tuesday confirmed that Prince William and girlfriend Kate Middleton will get married next year.

Prince Charles` Clarence House officials in a statement have brought to light that the heir to the throne is “delighted to announce the engagement of Prince William to Miss Catherine Middleton.”

“The wedding will take place in the Spring or Summer of 2011, in London. Further details about the wedding day will be announced in due course”, the statement said

William and Kate got engaged last month during a vacation in Kenya.

Prince William has informed The Queen and other close members of his family. Prince William has also sought the permission of Miss Middleton`s father.

According to the statement issued, “Following the marriage, the couple will live in north Wales, where Prince William will continue to serve with the Royal Air Force.”

The couple, both 28 met more than eight years ago as students at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.