Malaysia

Sultan of Selangor conveys condolences to Aishah Ghani’s family

April 19, 2013

KUALA LUMPUR, 19 April — The Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah has conveyed his condolences to the family of Umno veteran Tan Sri Aishah Ghani who died this afternoon.

Aishah had performed exemplary deeds of service to the people of Selangor and Malaysia, he said in a statement issued by Orang Besar Daerah Gombak cum Dewan Diraja Selangor member Tan Sri Wan Mahmood Pawan Teh.

Aishah, 90, passed away at 12.50pm at the Gleneagles Hospital in Kuala Lumpur here after admission since last Friday, for frail health.

She was the first Malaysian woman to be appointed senator and the second woman to be appointed minister after the country achieved independence. – Bernama