Wednesday June 6, 2007
PM to get married on Saturday
News Update by V.P SUJATA AND MAZWIN NIK ANIS
PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has announced his marriage to Jeanne Abdullah in a private ceremony on Saturday.
The bride-to-be, Jeanne, 53, was born in Kuala Lumpur and is the eldest among four siblings.
She received education from SM Assunta, Petaling Jaya, and has vast administrative and hotel management experience. She had also served several major hotels in the city, including KL Hilton and Pan Pacific Hotel. Jeanne served as a supervisor at the Deputy Prime Minister's official residence and also as manager of the Seri Perdana complex.
She has two daughters from a previous marriage - Nadiah and Nadene.
The Prime Minister lost his wife, Datin Paduka Seri Endon Mahmood who passed away on Oct 20, 2005 after a two-year battle with breast cancer. The couple has two children, Datuk Kamaluddin and Nori.