CAP president S.M. Mohamed Idris passes away


GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia’s iconic consumer advocate S.M. Mohamed Idris has died of heart failure. He was 93.

The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) president passed away peacefully at 4.45pm at the Gleneagles Penang here after being warded for heart complications on Friday (May 17).

Malaysia has lost count of the many deeds which CAP had done under Mohamed Idris’ leadership that led to the betterment of life in the country.

As a founding member of CAP since 50 years ago, he was part of the pressure group that successfully lobbied for the creation of the Department of Environment in 1975.


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