KAJANG: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s son-in-law Datuk Syed Alman Zain Syed Alwi, 44, who passed away yesterday was laid to rest at the Sungai Ramal Luar Muslim cemetery here around 10am.
Earlier, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah were at Surau An-Nur, Country Heights to pay their last respects to the deceased prior to the funeral prayers performed by hundreds of Muslims who had gathered there.
The Prime Minister also expressed his condolences to Ahmad Zahid and his family on their bereavement.
“Semoga roh Allahyarham dicucuri rahmat. Al-Fatihah,” said Najib in his Twitter and Facebook.
The deputy prime minister has just returned to Malaysia after a working visit to Japan.
He and his wife Datin Seri Hamidah Khamis were on hand to receive Najib and Rosmah when they arrived at the surau at 8.45am.
Syed Alman Zain who was the husband of Ahmad Zahid’s eldest daughter Datuk Nurulhidayah Ahmad Zahid passed away following dental treatment in Bangsar yesterday.
The deceased was reported to have gone to a dental clinic with a friend around 6pm for treatment when he became unconscious.
A family member said Syed Alman Zain was rushed to University Malaya Medical Centre where he was confirmed to have breathed his last.