DUS pays silent tribute to former Sarawak governor, Balingian rep

Tun Pehin Sri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar (upper floor, second left), Toh Puan Fauziah Mohd Sanusi (upper floor, second right), Deputy DUN Speaker Datuk Idris Bujang (lower floor, right), Mohamad Asfia (lower floor, left) and others offering a moment of silence for the late Taib and Abdul Ajis during the DUN sitting on May 6, 2024. Photo credit: Sarawak Public Communications Unit

By Marlynda Meraw and Wilfred Pilo

KUCHING, May 6: The Sarawak Legislative Assembly (DUS) pays solemn tribute to former Sarawak Governor, the late Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud and former Balingian assemblyman Datuk Abdul Ajis Abdul Majeed by observing a moment of silence in their honour.

At the beginning of the sitting today, DUS Speaker Tan Sri Datuk Amar Mohamad Asfia Awang Nassar extended his condolences to the families of the deceased.


Both Taib and Abdul Ajis departed this year, on February 21 and April 26, respectively.

Meanwhile, Mohamad Asfia also granted Dudong assemblyman Dato Sri Tiong King Sing a leave of absence for today’s session in accordance with Standing Order 81. — DayakDaily