Selangor sultan marries TV personality

PETALING JAYA (The Star/ANN) - Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah of Selangor has married television personality Norashikin Abdul Rahman.

Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah of Selangor married television personality Norashikin Abdul Rahman on Aug 31.

The Sultan’s private secretary, Mohamed Munir Bani, said in a statement today that Selangor Mufti Datuk Mohd Tamyes Abd Wahid performed the royal solemnisation ceremony at Masjid Istana Diraja in Istana Alam Shah, Klang.

The simple ceremony was witnessed by Selangor deputy mufti Dr Anhar Opir, Imam Mohd Rasid Mahful, former deputy mufti of Selangor Abdul Majid Omar and Selangor Islamic Religious Council (Mais) member Salehuddin Saidin.

Norashikin, 45, a former Malaysia Airlines stewardess, was married to Mustapha Kamal Halim, a pilot at Etihad Airlines. They have two children, Nur Amanda, 17 dan Adam Salleh, 14.

The Selangor Ruler has two daughters, Tengku Zerafina, and Tengku Zatashah, from his first marriage to Raja Zarina Raja Tan Sri Zainal which ended in divorce.

He also has a son, the Raja Muda of Selangor Tengku Amir Shah, from his marriage to American Cik Puan Nur Lisa Abdullah, which also ended in divorce.