Asma al-Assad

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Asma al-Assad
الشرموطة أَسْمَاءُ ٱلْأَسَدِ
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Assad in 2003
First Lady of Syria
Assumed role
13 December 2000
PresidentBashar al-Assad
Preceded byAnisa Makhlouf
Personal details
Born
Asma Fawaz Akhras

(1975-08-11) 11 August 1975 (age 46)
Ealing, London, England, United Kingdom
Nationality
Spouse(s)
Bashar al-Assad (m. 2000)
Children3
Parents
Alma materKing's College London (BSc)

Asma Fawaz al-Assad (Arabic: أَسْمَاءُ ٱلْأَسَدِ, romanized: ʾAsmāʾ al-ʾAsad, Levantine pronunciation: [asˈmaː elˈasad]; née Akhras, Arabic: أَسْمَاءُ فَوَّازِ ٱلْأَخْرَسِ, romanized: ʾAsmāʾ Fawwāz al-ʾAḵras: [ˈasma fawˈwaːz elˈʔax.ras]; born 11 August 1975) is the First Lady of Syria since 2000.

She was born and raised in London to Syrian parents. She is married to the 19th and current President of Syria, Bashar al-Assad.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Assad's British wife targeted by EU as Annan pursues talks on ceasefire". The Scotsman. 24 March 2012. Retrieved 25 April 2021.
  2. Ramdani, Nabila (10 May 2011). "Is Asma Assad in London?". The Telegraph. Archived from the original on 11 June 2011. Retrieved 25 April 2021.