KUALA LUMPUR – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today paid his last respect to the wife of former finance minister Tan Sri Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah, Puan Sri Noor Yvonne Abdullah, who passed away last night.
Najib arrived at Tengku Razaleigh’s residence at 8.30 am and was there for about 10 minutes.
Met by reporters before leaving the residence at Jalan Langgak Golf here, the prime minister said Noor Yvonne’s death was a great loss for Tengku Razaleigh.
“She had given a lot of support to Tengku Razaleigh. Her death is a loss deeply felt by Tengku Razaleigh. May her soul be blessed,” he added.
Noor Yvonne, 68, who suffered from multiple myeloma, a blood cancer, died at 7.05 pm yesterday at a medical centre in Subang Jaya.
Her remains will be buried at the Jalan Ampang Muslim cemetery after the funeral prayer at 10.30 am today. – BERNAMA