KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 (Bernama) -- Malaysia today lost a patriot who spent almost her whole life fighting for the people, especially the Malays.
A recipient of UMNO´s "Melayu Terbilang" (Outstanding Malay) Award in 2017, Tan Sri Napsiah Omar died at 5.45 pm today at her son's house in Ampang Jaya, leaving behind a monumental legacy of contributions to the nation.
In fact, to the 1.4 million members of Wanita UMNO, she was a mother figure, having remained with the party as the permanent chairman of Wanita UMNO.
Born on April 21, 1943, Napsiah´s political career saw her contesting the Kuala Pilah parliamentary seat in 1982, which she held for five terms until 2004.
Napsiah was appointed Deputy Housing and Local Government Minister in 1982, Minister of Public Enterprises (1987), Minister of National Unity and Social Development (1990), and was a Negeri Sembilan state executive councillor from 1995-1999.....