KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 — Malay culture expert and former journalist Azah Aziz, the wife of Royal Professor Ungku Aziz and mother of Bank Negara governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, died here today.
According to a close family member, Azah, 84, passed away due to old age and a stroke at about 10am.
Her remains were buried at the Bukit Kiara Muslim cemetery, here, after Asar prayers.
Among those present at the funeral were former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, Azah’s family members and close friends.
Earlier, Azah’s remains were taken to Masjid Saidina Abu Bakar As-Sidiq in Bangsar for prayers. — Bernama