Nazim to wed former Nona host Norjuma

  • Nation
  • Saturday, 23 Apr 2005

Saturday April 23, 2005

Nazim to wed former Nona host Norjuma

PETALING JAYA: It promises to be the wedding of the year with a guest list comprising the who's who of Malaysian society. 

The groom, one of the most eligible bachelors in the country, is the younger brother of Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak while the bride is the former host of TV3's popular Nona show. 

Datuk Mohamed Nazim Tun Razak and Norjuma Habib Mohamed tie the knot today after a two-year courtship. 

The akad nikah takes place at Masjid Jamek in Bayan Baru, Penang, where the bride comes from.  

This will be followed by the bersanding ceremony tonight at the Tabung Haji complex in Bayan Lepas. 

LOVING COUPLE: Nazim and Norjuma at the Royal Selangor Golf Club in Kuala Lumpur during a photo shoot by a local TV station for a story earlier this week. Picture courtesy of the Deputy Prime Minister's office.

Datuk Idris Shaari Mat Arif, private secretary to Nazim's mother Tun Rahah Mohd Noah, said in a statement that former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali will be guests-of-honour at the Penang event, which will also be attended by Penang Yang di-Pertua Negri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas, and Najib and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor.  

He said Tun Rahah will host the wedding ceremony and grand banquet at the Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur on April 30 which the King and Queen, the Sultans, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and a host of other royalty and VIPs will grace.  

Nazim, an architect, is the fourth of five sons of Malaysia’s second prime minister, the late Tun Abdul Razak Hussein and Tun Rahah. He is also the last son to marry. He did his early education at Oundle School in England before furthering his studies at the Architectural Association, School of Architecture, in Britain. 

Norjuma, who is a Business Management graduate from the International Islamic University of Malaysia, had her secondary education at St George’s Girls School in Penang. She joined TV3 on completing university.  

Related Story:Chance viewing of TV show led to marriage