ALOR STAR: â€ŽThe Raja Puan Muda of Kedah, Tunku Raudzah Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shahâ€Ž, passed away this morning at the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital at 10.15am.
She was 86.
Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir, in an official announcement this afternoon, said the body of Tunku Raudzah will lie in state at the Dewan Penghadapan, Istana Anak Bukit, from 4pm to 5pm today for members of the public to pay their last respects.
“â€ŽTunku Raudzah’s body will then be brought along Lebuhraya Darulaman, Lebuhraya Sultanah Bahiyah, and Jalan Langgar before being laid to rest at the royal mausoleum on Jalan Langgar at 6pm,” he said.
All flags are to be flown at half mast for three days beginning today.
Mukhriz also announced that the mourning period would last a week beginning today, and all forms of entertainment and celebrations at this time are to be cancelled.
“On behalf of the state government, I would like to convey our condolences to the royal family on the demise of the Raja Puan Muda,” he said.