KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has offered his condolences to Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun on the passing of his wife Puan Sri Azizah Hamdi.
Azizah died of cancer at 7.02pm on Friday after a 15-year battle.
In a Twitter post, Najib said: “Condolences to Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun and family on the departure of his beloved wife Puan Sri Azizah Hamdi. May her soul be blessed. Al-Fatihah.”
Azizah’s remains arrived from Universiti Malaya Medical Centre to Selangor police contingent headquarters’ Khalid Al-Walid surau at 8.30pm yesterday, where the prayers for the dead were performed.
She will be laid to rest at her hometown in Rapat Jaya, Ipoh, Perak at 9am today.
Najib is currently on a three-day official visit to Bahrain.