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PETALING JAYA: Consort of the Sultan of Johor, Raja Zarith Sofiah Sultan Idris Shah, launched a book entitled Memories of Our Mothers recently.

Raja Zarith decided to write the book with 28 other women after her own mother, Raja Muzwin Raja Ariff Shah passed away last year.

The other writers comprised professionals, homemakers, activists and retirees including Datin Mariam Kadir, Tan Sri Zarinah Anwar, Datuk Zainun Ali and Datin Halimah Mohd Said.

The launching ceremony was held at Hilton PJ, attended by prominent guests who included Raja Nahzatul Shima Sultan Idris Shah, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, Tun Dr Ahmad Sarji, Tun Mohamed Dzaiddin Abdullah, MPH Group of Companies chief executive officer Ng Tieh Chuan and members of the royal family.

Published by MPH Group Publishing, Memories Of Our Mothers is available at all major bookstores.  

Datin Marina Samad (left) and Datuk Leela Mohd Ali.

(From left) Ainun Mohd Said, Maimunah Mohd Said, Datin Hamidah Abd Hamid and Zalina Abdullah.

(From left) Raja Khalidatul Asrin, Ungku Zorana Ungku Nazaruddin, Khaleeja Ahmad Suhaimi, Ahmad Suhaimi Idris and Tengku Taha Alfashni Tengku Abd Murad.

(From left) Kalsom Taib, Prof Ruhanas Harun and Asmah Omar.

(From left) Suraya Al-Attas, Datuk Rose Yusoff, Datin Dr Raja Mazuin Raja Abd Aziz and Hisham Harun.

(From left) Lai Pok Hoon, Chan Cheng Neo, Chan Cheng Aye and Lim Heng Hoo.

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