BY AFIX REDZUAN
SHAH ALAM, FEB 21: The Selangor Government expressed condolences to the family of the former Kota Damansara Assemblyman, the late Dato’ Mohd Mokhtar Ahmad Dahlan, 73, who died early this morning of pancreas cancer.
Dato’ Menteri Besar, Dato ‘Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali arrived at about 9.00am and also had the opportunity to jointly participate in religious prayers and reciting of Yassin before leaving the house in Section 9 a half an hours later.
Mohamed Azmin said he had the opportunity to visit him last while sharing their work experience before.
According to him, he was serving as Executive Councillor for Housing and Local Government and Squatters From 1999 to 2004 well and even came down to solve people’s problems, especially the urban explorers at the time he was the Hulu Kelang Assemblyman.
He said, although different political ideologies but he was willing to help solve people’s problems in a professional manner.
“I sympathize with the family of her husband’s death. I know him quite some time in early 1999 when he was the Hulu Kelang Assemblyman.
“He still remembers how one time I contacted him at about 1am to get down to Hulu Kelang to see for himself the problems of urban explorers among foreign nationals who pose a social problem.
“He went down with me and finally solve the problem,” he said.
Meanwhile, the second son of the late, Aznita said his father last breathed was around 3.45 am at the Prince Court Medical Centre after receiving treatment for pancreatic cancer since last January 18.
He leaves his wife, Datin Rahimah Naim, 68, and five children.
He will be buried at the Muslim cemetery, Section 21, Shah Alam.
BY AFIX REDZUAN