It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of one of our dear G25 members.
May Allah place Zailah Ismail amongst the righteous.
Zailah passed away on a Friday, a blessing which all would wish for. She leaves behind a loving family. Her friends in G25 will remember her with love and affection.
Semoga Allah swt kurniakan rahmat dan hidayah di atas pemergian Allahyarhamah ke rahmatullah.
PETALING JAYA: The second child of Malaysia's second deputy prime minister, Zailah Tun Dr Ismail, passed away at age 64 early Friday.
Zailah passed away at 4.30am from cancer at the Damansara Specialist Hospital.
Her remains will be brought to Masjid Al Taqwa in Taman Tun Dr Ismail and will be buried after Friday prayers.
Her daughter Kamariah Shakirin Mustafa confirmed her mother's demise.
A member of the G25 group of prominent Malays, Zailah leaves behind four children.
Zailah was the former public affairs adviser to the Bank Negara governor and was vastly experienced in public affairs and bank regulations.
She was also the non-independent and non-executive director of UEM Edgenta Berhad and a trustee of Yayasan Amir.