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October 05, 2017 17:42 PM

Maznah Hamid's Death A Big Loss To Kedah - MB

ALOR SETAR, Oct 5 (Bernama) -- Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipahhas described the death of renowned businesswoman Datuk Dr Maznah Hamid as a big loss to Kedah.

Ahmad Bashah,who is also KedahUMNOliaison committee chairman, said her death was not only a loss to the state but also to the nation as she had contributed much to the world of business and politics.

"It is a very big loss to Kedahbecause she was a female icon who had been active in politics and business from a young age," he said in a statement here today.

Ahmad Bashahsaid her name will continue to be an inspiration to all women to improve themselves.

"She will remain an 'iron lady' who is an inspiration to her friends, may her soul be placed among the righteous," saidAhmad Bashah.

Maznahwho was from Ayer Hitamnear here, died at the age of 62 at the National Heart Institute in Kuala Lumpur at 6 pm yesterday following a heart operation on Sept 28 to fix issues with her heart valves.

Her husbandDatuk Seri Shaheen Mirza Habiband family were by her side when she died.

She had previously held the post of KedahWanitaUMNOhead and chairman of the WanitaUMNO'sbureau of entrepreneurial development.

Maznah was buried at the TamanRaudhatul Sakinah Muslim cemetery,Taman Selasihin Kuala Lumpur after the Asarprayers today.



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