KUCHING, Jan 15 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor were the guest of honour at the ‘bersanding’ ceremony of Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud and Puan Sri Ragad
Waleed Al-Kurdi at Kompleks Dewan Undangan Negeri, Petra Jaya here tonight.
Also present were the Yang Di-Pertua Negeri, Tun Abang Muhammad Salahuddin Abang Barieng and his wife Toh Puan Norkiah and other cabinet ministers.
Taib, 71, had wed Ragad Waleed, 31, from Syria on Dec 18.
Ragad Waleed, the daughter of Waleed and Khayam Al-Kurdi has two brothers and an elder sister.
The Chief Minister’s wife was born in Damsyik but migrated to Riyadh at a young age while her father died in 2003.