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Sultan Selangor marries Norashikin Abdul Rahman

Sultan Selangor marries Norashikin Abdul Rahman
The Sultan Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Shah married Norashikin Abdul Rahman in a low-key reception at Istana Alam Shah in Kelang, Selangor on Aug 31. - File Photo
KUALA LUMPUR: The Sultan Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Shah married RTM news presenter Norashikin Abdul Rahman in a low-key reception at Istana Alam Shah in Kelang, Selangor on Aug 31. 

The solemnisation ceremony was conducted Datuk Seri Utama Diraja Mufti Selangor, Datuk Setia Mohd Tamyes Abdul Wahid.

Istana Alam Shah in a statement said the ceremony was held at Masjid Istana Diraja, Istana Alam Shah in a simple and low-key manner. 

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Bernama reported that the Deputy Mufti of Selangor, Dr Anhar Opir; Imam Mohd Rasid Mahful; former Deputy Mufti of Selangor Datuk Abdul Majid Omar; Selangor Islamic Affairs Council member Datuk Salehuddin Saidin and Norashikin's father Abdul Rahman and other members of her family were present at the marriage ceremony.

Sultan Sharafuddin was born at Istana Jema'ah Klang (now Sultan Alam Shah Islamic College) on Dec 24, 1945.

He married Raja Zarina Raja Tan Sri Zainal in 1968 and they divorced in 1986.

The sultan then married Puan Nur Lisa Abdullah, an American, and they divorced in 1997.

Sultan Sharafuddin has two daughters, Tengku Zerafina and Tengku Zatashah and a son, Tengku Amir, who is the Raja Muda of Selangor.

The award-winning Norashikin, 45, who hails from Kuala Lumpur, is the youngest of three siblings.

Synonymous for her TV works, Norashikin clinched the Best TV News Presenter title at the Seri Angkasa Awards in 2005.