A Saudi prisoner who is on death row is to marry the daughter of a fellow prisoner, much to the delight of their families.
The couple met through their prison connection and have been permitted to meet four times a month, a local Okaz newspaper reports
It will be three years before the groom is executed, according to iol.co.za.
A small celebration has been prepared by the prison, which have also laid on a cell in which the couple can meet.
The prison element of the ceremony will form one half of the celebration to which fellow prisoners will be invited, with the second part taking place near the groom's in the company of family and friends.
The bride's father is so pleased about the match that he has called on other fathers to marry their daughters to prisoners, recommending them to opt for those with 15 years before they are to be executed.