His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam on Monday attended the funeral of the late Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan Tuanku Ja'afar ibni Almarhum Tuanku Abdul Rahman who passed away last Saturday. Following the demise of Tuanku Ja'afar ibni Almarhum Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Tunku Mukhriz Ibni Almarhum Tuanku Munawir has been proclaimed the 11th Yang Dipertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan.
Among those that attended the funeral service were Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan and his wife Raja Datin Seri Salbiah Tengku Nujumuddin; former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali; their son Datuk Mokhzani Mahathir; Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim and Chief Justice Tan Sri Zaki Tun Azmi. The late Tuanku Ja'afar was laid to rest at the Seri Menanti Royal Mausoleum.
- Borneo Bulletin
(31st Dec 2008)