Daughter of former DPM Dr Ismail dies at 64


Zailah Dr Ismail is the second child of former deputy prime minister Dr Ismail Abdul Rahman. ­– Yayasan Amir pic, July 21, 2017.

THE second child of Malaysia’s second deputy prime minister, Zailah Dr Ismail, died of cancer early today, reports said. She was 64.

Bernama quoted her older brother, Tawfik, as saying that Zailah died at 4.30am in Damansara Specialist Hospital. He said she would be buried at Bukit Kiara Muslim Cemetery today.


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