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Salahuddin Ayub laid to rest in Pontian

The funeral prayers were attended by family members, friends, political and government leaders, as well as the public.

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The remains of Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Minister Salahuddin Ayub were laid to rest at the Jalan Sulong Muslim cemetery in Serkat earlier today. Photo: Bernama
The remains of Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Minister Salahuddin Ayub were laid to rest at the Jalan Sulong Muslim cemetery in Serkat earlier today. Photo: Bernama

The remains of Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Minister Salahuddin Ayub were laid to rest at the Jalan Sulong Muslim cemetery in Serkat, Pontian, at around noon today.

Funeral prayers for Salahuddin were performed five times by different groups of people at the Masjid Jamek Dato' Haji Noh Gadot, including the ones led by his eldest son, Iskandar Zulkarnain, 37, and Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim.

Thousands of people, comprising politicians, friends, and relatives, as well as the general public, attended the funeral of the minister, who had been so dedicated to helping alleviate the burden of the people, especially the cost of living.

Also present to pay their last respects to Salahuddin were Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Economy Minister Rafizi Ramli, Communications and Digital Minister Fahmi Fadzil, Education Minister Fadhlina Sidek, and Domestic Trade and Cost of Living deputy minister Senator Fuziah Salleh.

Salahuddin, 61, breathed his last at the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital in Alor Setar, Kedah, at 9.23pm on Sunday after undergoing surgery for a brain haemorrhage.

The deputy president of Amanah leaves behind his wife, Fatimah Taha, four sons, and two daughters.

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