KUALA LUMPUR – Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has conveyed his condolences to the family of newsman-turned-politician Datuk Seri Raja Ahmad Zainuddin Raja Omar who died today.
“Condolences to the family of Datuk Seri Raja Ahmad Zainuddin Raja Omar, former MP for Larut. May his soul be blessed. Al-Fatihah,” the Prime Minister tweeted.
Raja Ahmad Zainuddin, 61, who had also served as the state assemblyman for Kubu Gajah and Batu Kurau in Perak besides being the MP for Larut, died at a private hospital at about 8.30 am of a viral infection.
As a newsman, he had served Berita Perak, Bernama and Berita Harian, among others. He had also been a vice-president of the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM). – Bernama