Khairy, Nori Welcome Third Child

Last update: 23/03/2015

KUALA LUMPUR, March 23 (Bernama) -- Nori Tun Abdullah, the wife of Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin today delivered the couple's third child, a boy.

Sharing the good news on his Twitter account, Khairy said his son was born at 3.53pm.

"Raif 'Leo' Averroes Jamaluddin Abu Bakar. Good luck writing that out at school, my son!," Khairy tweeted and uploaded a picture of his newborn baby.

"I didn't know the gender until birth. It's a...boy!," said the proud father.

Nori is the daughter of former prime minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and Tun Endon Mahmood. Endon died of cancer in 2005.

Married since 2001, Khairy and Nori already have two sons - Jibreil Ali born in 2007, and Timor Abdullah, a year later.