Leaders express their condolences over the death of Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem, who died at 1.30pm today.

KUALA LUMPUR: The country’s leaders today were united in expressing their sorrow over the passing of charismatic Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem.

They recalled Adenan as a man who commanded respect from not just his people, but also other leaders for his balanced approach to a host of issues.

His passing was also met with sadness from public figures such as national diver Pandelela Rinong and musician Zee Avi.

Below are excerpts of the messages of condolences for Adenan:

• Ahmad Zahid Hamidi @Zahid_Hamidi

#AlFatihah Salam Takziah kepada Puan Sri Jamilah atas pemergian Tan Sri Adenan Satem. Semoga rohnya ditempatkan bersama orang beriman. Amin.

• Hishammuddin Hussein @HishammuddinH2O

Sad day for all, especially Sarawak. Kehilangan tokoh yg byk berjasa & amat sy hormati. Moga roh arwah ditempatkn di kalangan yg beriman.

Baru terima berita kembalinya CM Sarawak TS Adenan Satem ke Rahmatullah. Moga keluarga arwah tabah atas pemergian ini. Takziah & Al Fatihah

• Idris Jusoh @idrisjusoh

Takziah atas pemergian Ketua Menteri Sarawak, Allahyarham Tan Sri Adenan bin Satem. Semoga roh beliau dicucuri rahmat. Al-Fatihah.

• Shabery Cheek @shaberyc

Sarawak dan negara kehilangan seorang tokoh dan pejuang. Semoga Allah mencucuri rahmat. Alfatihah!

• Liow Tiong Lai @liowtionglai

Slm takziah kpd PS Jamilah & keluarga serta seluruh Rakyat S'wak diatas pemergian TS Adenan Satem, CM S'wak. Msia lost a great leader today.

• Ahmad Maslan @ahmadmaslan

Al Fatihah-moga roh Allahyarham Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Hj Adenan Satem, CM Sarawak yg meninggal dunia di Kuching tghari ini dirahmati Allah.

• Ismail Sabri @IsmailSabri60

Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un..

Takziah atas pemergian YAB Ketua Menteri Sarawak Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Datuk Amar Haji Adenan Satem.

• P Kamalanathan @PKamalanathan

Greatly shocked. Great loss to all #Malaysians. My sincere condolences to the family and the people of Sarawak #RIPTanSriAdenanSatim

• Masidi Manjun ‏@MasidiM

11/01/17: Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem, 72, passed away this afternoon in Kuching. May Allah bless his soul.

• Aziz Kaprawi @AKaprawi

Takziah kepada keluarga YAB Tan Sri Adenan Satem yang kembali ke Rahmatullah. Semoga Allahyarham ditempatkan dikalangan orang yang beriman.

• Pandelela Rinong ‏@Pandelela

Heartbroken news to all Sarawakians and of course to me. Our dearest Chief Minister Adenan Satem has passed away.:sob:

• ZeeAvi♐: @ZeeAvi

I am so deeply saddened by the news of Sarawak's great leader, our Chief Minister, YAB Tan Sri Adenan's passing. Condolences to his family.

I'm in tears, in New York. Even when I'm far, my love and pride as a Sarawakian will never fade. This is a sad day for Sarawakians.

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