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Terengagnu govt extends condolences to Wan Mokhtar’s family

Terengagnu govt extends condolences to Wan Mokhtar’s family
KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu government has expressed condolences to the family of former Menteri Besar Tan Sri Wan Mokhtar Ahmad (pix), who died ...

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu government has expressed condolences to the family of former Menteri Besar Tan Sri Wan Mokhtar Ahmad (pix), who died earlier today.Wan Mokhtar, 88, died at 6.Meanwhile, Terengganu Umno chairman Datuk Seri Ahmad Said, who considers Wan Mokhtar as his own father and a mentor said there were countless of Wan Mokhtar’s contributions that the people of Terengganu should know of throughout his 25-year long tenure as Menteri Besar.The Kijal assemblyman said among Wan Mokhtar’s contributions was to set up the Terengganu Islamic Foundation, Terengganu Family Development Foundation and the introduction of cash rewards for those who excelled in the Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) and Penilaian Menengah Rendah (PMR) examinations.

Ahmad, who currently is in Tawau, Sabah said Terengganu UMNO will be holding tahlil prayers for Wan Mokhtar soon.Meanwhile, another former Terengganu Menteri Besar, Datuk Seri Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman said he has lots of admiration for Wan Mokhtar’s leadership qualities.

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