Tan Sri Megat Junid Megat Ayub passed away at 5.25 am today at the Pantai Medical Centre, Bangsar.
He was 65.
Megat Junid was the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister (1997 -1999) . Prior to that he was Deputy Home Affairs Minister for 11 years. He was also Umno information chief.
Tan Sri Megat Junid, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer almost a year ago, was admitted to the intensive care unit at Pantai Medical Centre on Tuesday where he underwent an operation to remove blood clots caused by massive internal bleeding.
The body will leave his Kelana Jaya home at 12.30pm for the Nurul Yaqin Mosque nearby, then on to the Kiara Cemetery in Damansara here for burial.
May Allah SWT bless his soul. Amin.