Former agriculture minister Sanusi Junid dies

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KUALA LUMPUR (March 9): Former Agriculture Minister Tan Sri Sanusi Junid, 75, has passed away at his residence in Pantai Dalam here, today.

His former press secretary, Aziman Hasan who confirmed the matter when contacted by Bernama said Sanusi died before dawn.  

Without revealing the cause of death, Aziman said Sanusi's body would be prayed at Saidina Umar Al-Khattab Mosque in Bukit Damansara and would be laid to rest at the Bukit Kiara Muslim Cemetery.

Sanusi was the former National and Rural Development Minister in 1981 and the Agriculture Minister in 1986 before being appointed Kedah Menteri Besar from 1996 to 1999. — Bernama