Wednesday, 3 February 2010

Al Fatihah: Former deputy Labour and Manpower Minister Abdullah Majid dies...

Datuk Abdullah Majid, a former deputy Labour and Manpower Minister and an ex ISA detainee, passed away at his Taman Desa home early this morning aged 85.

His remains were taken to the Tun Abdul Aziz Mosque in Petaling Jaya for the funeral prayer before being taken to his village, Kampung Durian Sebatang in Dong, Raub, Pahang for burial.

Datuk Abdullah was detained together with Tan Sri Abdullah Ahmad (the former MP for Kok Lanas) and Pak Samad (Tan Sri Samad Ismail) under the Internal Security Act in 1976 for four years. (Read here ). He was given a conditional release in May 1977, and the conditions were lifted on Nov 2, 1981.

Datuk Abdullah leaves behind his wife Datin Hamidah Hussein, son Rozhan Anuar, 43, and daughter Rozana Meili, 44.

Semoga rohnya dirahmati Allah SWT. Amin.

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