KUALA LUMPUR 24 Mac - Perdana Menteri, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak malam ini menziarahi jenazah bekas Ketua Pengarah Kesihatan, Tan Sri Dr. Abdul Majid Ismail, 92, yang meninggal dunia di kediamannya di Taman Duta, Jalan Langgak Duta petang ini.
Najib meluangkan masa kira-kira 10 minit menziarahi jenazah arwah dan bertemu waris Dr. Abdul Majid bagi mengucapkan takziah di atas pemergian beliau.
Dr. Abdul Majid meninggal dunia akibat sakit tua kira-kira pukul 4 petang ini. - BERNAMA
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Former WIM president Kamsiah Abdul Majid dies
KUALA LUMPUR: Former Women's Institute (WI) Malaysia president Tan Sri Kamsiah Abdul Majid, 90, died of old age at the University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC).
Her grandson, Sulaiman Idid, 41, said Kamsiah died at 12.46pm after having been warded for two weeks due to blood clots in the hand.
She leaves behind a daughter and four grandsons, he told Bernama.
Sulaiman said her body was sent to his mother's home in Taman Halimaton, Batu 3, Jalan Kelang Lama, here, for burial at the Jalan Ampang Muslim Cemetery before Zohor prayers Monday.
Kuala Lumpur-born Kamsiah, who was married to the former dean of Universiti Malaya's Faculty of Dentistry, Prof Datuk Dr Ibrahim Yassin, now deceased, was a woman activist during the independence era.
Sulaiman said besides holding the top post in WI, his grandmother was the first Malaysian woman appointed vice-president of the Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW).
She had also chaired the National Advisory Council on the Integration of Women in Development (NACIWID) and National Council of Women's Organisationsn (NCWO) in the past, he added. BERNAMA
Former Bank Negara Governor, Ali Abul Hassan dies