MORE PICS & Video – Malaysia PM Abdullah & Jeanne Abdullah Wedding - Private & No Fanfare at Seri Perdana; Jeanne Abdullah 1st Officil Brunei Outing
MORE Exclusive PICS & Video – PM Abdullah & Jeanne Abdullah Wedding Reception at Seri Perdana, Wednesday Night for Cabinet Ministers, Chief Ministers & their wives; Morning Audience with King & Queen
BELOW: PM Abdullah & Datin Seri Jeanne Abdullah were summoned by the King for an audience congrstulate them on their wedding
ABOVE: The Queen & Jeanne at the photo session and BELOW: PM Abdullah & the King
The prime minister and Jeanne arrived at the palace at and spent nearly an hour with the royal couple. They marked the occasion with a group photo session. Abdullah married Jeanne in a simple ceremony in Putrajaya on Saturday.
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UPDATE: June 12 07
ABOVE: Joyous occasion: Abdullah and Jeanne entering the wedding dinner hall with Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah (left) and Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha at the Istana Nurul Iman yesterday.
Jeanne takes First Lady role in her stride
By STEPHEN THEN; STAR
They are here to attend a banquet hosted by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of
Kelvin Loh, a technical assistant from
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Malaysian PM's popularity soars after wedding
"Marriage in any culture is always a positive thing, even among friends and foes. Malaysians are cheering for him," Shamsul told AFP. Abdullah stunned the country last Wednesday when he announced he was getting married again. His first marriage to Endon was widely seen as a model relationship in
Works Minister S. Samy Vellu even took time to pen a short poem to Abdullah."From this day forward, you shall not walk alone. Her heart will be your shelter, and her arms will be your home," the poem read, according to state
Bernama news agency. Abdullah succeeded former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad in 2003 and won a landslide victory during the 2004 election, but has been criticised for his lacklustre leadership and for failing to live up to his pledge to fight corruption. "Perhaps now he will be more focused in running the country and deliver all his promises to the people," Shamsul said. Abdullah and Jeanne will make their first joint public appearance at the wedding reception of the Sultan of Brunei's daughter on Monday. Agence France-Presse
CONGRATS! PAK LAH & JEANNE: A solitaire diamond ring and a kiss on the cheek
By : Farrah Naz Karim 2007/06/10
PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi was married to Jeanne Abdullah yesterday in a private ceremony attended by their families.The akad nikah, conducted by Putrajaya Mosque imam Abd Manaf Mat, at , was witnessed by Abdullah's son, Datuk Kamaluddin Abdullah, and son-in-law Khairy Jamaluddin, according to a statement issued by the prime minister's family to Bernama. Abdullah declared his marriage vows at the surau of his official residence, Seri Perdana. Guests said that after having been formally pronounced as Jeanne's husband, Abdullah slipped a solitaire diamond ring on his wife's left ring finger before kissing her on the cheek.
Jeanne then slipped a wedding band on Abdullah's finger before taking his hands together into hers and kissing them. After asar prayers, the newly-weds and their entourage headed to Precinct 20 to visit the grave of Abdullah's late wife, Datin Seri Endon Mahmood, who died on Oct 20, 2005 of breast cancer. Abdullah, who had Jeanne seated next to him, led the family in prayers for Endon.Family members took turns to sprinkle water and strew flower petals on her grave. Earlier,
Abdullah who cut a dashing figure in an off-white baju melayu with matching sampin, was all smiles when he greeted reporters who had been waiting since the morning to get a word from him and Jeanne. As he was about to leave the Taman Selatan Muslim cemetery, Abdullah said: "Praise be to Allah that all went well and the nikah went smoothly." Asked if he managed to utter the lafaz akad nikah in the first attempt,
Abdullah replied heartily that he did, to the laughter of those present. Jeanne, who was by his side, was asked to show reporters her wedding ring, which she shyly obliged with a smile. Among the wedding guests were Abdullah's daughter, Nori, daughter-in-law Azrene Abdullah, his four grandchildren, Jeanne's two daughters Nadiah, 29, and Nadene, 27, and Endon's nine surviving brothers and sisters. Born in
All the Google & web search (on 9 Jun 07) points to this site:
The wedding photos & pictures of the Marriage of Prime minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and his radiant bride at 53, Jeanne Abdullah
ABOVE: Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and wife Datin Seri Jeanne Abdullah at the “akad nikah” ceremony exchanging rings and BELOW: Jean kissing the hand of Abdullah
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Abdullah Thankful Wedding Went Smoothly
The wedding was not attended by the media at the request of the prime minister's family. Soon after the wedding ceremony, Abdullah brought Jeanne and his family to the grave of his late wife, Datin Seri Endon Mahmood, at the Muslim cemetery in Precinct 20, here. Abdullah and Jeanne were seen to be cheerful, with Abdullah attired in a cream-coloured "Baju Melayu" with a "songket sampin" and a "songkok" while Jeanne was dressed in a "baju kurung" with a "selendang". Touching on the wedding ceremony, Abdullah said the close relatives who attended were his children, his siblings and family members of the late Endon and those of Jeanne. Asked how many times he pronounced his marriage vows, Abdullah said in jest: "Once ... I pronounced once." Acceding to a request from reporters and photographers, the prime minister showed the diamond solitaire wedding ring on Jeanne's ring finger as she put on a smile
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PM Marries Jeanne Abdullah In Private Ceremony At "Seri Perdana"
PUTRAJAYA, June 9 (Bernama) -- The marriage between Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and Datin Seri Jeanne Abdullah was solemnised at the Prime Minister's official residence in "Seri Perdana" here Saturday.
ABOVE: Abdullah being congratulated by the Iman immediately after the ceremony.
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ABOVE: Newly weds, walking hand-in-hand
The akad nikah ceremony was solemnised by the Imam of the Putrajaya Mosque, Haji Abd Manaf Mat, at . It was witnessed by the prime minister's son, Datuk Kamaluddin Abdullah, and son-in-law, Khairy Jamaluddin.
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ABOVE: scented flowers for Endon and BELOW: Scented water from Abdullah watched by son & son-in-law & daughter Nori
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The ceremony was attended by close relatives, according to a statement issued by the prime minister's family to Bernama at .
"The prime minister and his wife would like to thank the people for their good wishes for a happy marriage," the statement added. Born in
ABOVE & BELOW: More Flowers arriving before ceremony; the Florist in KL & surrounding areas wear flooded with orders
and a wedding cake BELOW
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PM, Jeanne Abdullah To Attend
From Nashir Mansor
It will be the first official function to be attended by Abdullah and Jeanne Abdullah after their marriage today. The marriage between Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and Datin Seri Jeanne Abdullah was solemnised in a private ceremony at the prime minister's official residence in "Seri Perdana" in Putrajaya today. The akad nikah ceremony was solemnised by the Putrajaya Mosque imam, Haji Abd Manaf Mat, at . It was witnessed by the prime minister's son, Datuk Kamaluddin Abdullah, and son-in-law, Khairy Jamaluddin.
ABOVE: PM Abdullah the family album; the Son-in-law Khairy Jamaluddin & Nori at the back and with son, Datuk Kamaluddin Abdullah & daughter in law; BELOW: Blessing from son
The ceremony was attended by family members and close relatives. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor are scheduled to arrive here tonight. Najib and Rosmah would attend the "bersanding ceremony" (sitting-in-state) of the royal couple at the
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