Friday, May 4, 2012

Tunku Mokhtar Passes Away

Datuk Tunku Mokhtar Tunku Muhammad Jiwa, the cousin of Yang di-Pertuan Agung Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah, passed away at the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (PPUM) this morning. Tunku Mokhtar's sister Datuk Tunku Mukminah said her 75-year-old brother who died at 10.15am Thursday was buried at the Shah Alam Royal Mausoleum at 4.30pm today. The former Lieutenant Colonel of Regimen Askar Melayu DiRaja who retired in 1988, leaves behind his wife Datin Tengku Zahara Tengku Khalid Shah and three children.

Meanwhile, Tengku Zahara, 71 said her husband had complained of pain in his stomach yesterday afternoon after having a drink with their youngest son Tunku Norzal Jalali, 28 and his wife Noorkamarina Dr Zainal Abidin, 29 at their residence and was rushed to PPUM for treatment. She said her husband was busy preparing for the wedding reception of their son Tunku Norzal Jalali, scheduled on May 26.

picture from Bernama



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