A big congratulations are in order for Balqees Fathi and Sultan Bin Abdullatif. The Dubai-based Yemeni-born singer announced that she has welcomed her first child, a baby boy, with her husband last night. The singer took to her Instagram account to share an image of herself and her husband embracing the newborn, who is named Turki. “Alhamdullah, today we welcomed our baby Turki bin Sultan. May he grow in happiness” wrote Fathi in Arabic, thanking her family, friends, and fans who congratulated her on the newest addition to her family.
Fathi who tied the knot to Saudi Arabian businessman Bin Abdullatif in 2016 first revealed that she was expecting in November. During her pregnancy, the singer kept a relatively high profile by performing at a number of events across the region, including at the fifth Sharjah World Music Festival in January, and routinely sharing pregnancy snaps on Instagram. The newborn is Fathi’s first child. Mabrouk!