Zailah Tun Dr Ismail passes away

  • Nation
  • Friday, 21 Jul 2017

PETALING JAYA: The second child of Malaysia's second deputy prime minister, Zailah Tun Dr Ismail, passed away at age 64 early Friday.  

Zailah passed away at 4.30am from cancer at the Damansara Specialist Hospital.

Her remains will be brought to Masjid Al Taqwa in Taman Tun Dr Ismail and will be buried after Friday prayers.  

Her daughter Kamariah Shakirin Mustafa confirmed her mother's demise.

A member of the G25 group of prominent Malays, Zailah leaves behind four children.  

Zailah was the former public affairs adviser to the Bank Negara governor and was vastly experienced in public affairs and bank regulations.  

She was also the non-independent and non-executive director of UEM Edgenta Berhad and a trustee of Yayasan Amir.




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