Rafidah Aziz's husband passes away

Rafidah Aziz's husband passes away
Datuk Seri Rafidah Aziz and her husband Tan Sri Mohd Basir Ahmad greeting visitors at one of their previous Hari Raya open houses.

PETALING JAYA - Tan Sri Mohamed Basir Ahmad, the husband of Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, passed away at 3.51am on Sunday at the Singapore General Hospital.

His remains will be brought back from Singapore and a funeral prayer will be held at Masjid Umar Al-Khattab, Bukit Damansara.

The former Maybank chairman will be laid to rest after Asar prayers at the Bukit Kiara Muslim Cemetery.

Mohamed Basir served as Maybank chairman for 16 years and retired in 2009.

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