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Samariang Muslim Cemetery


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The Samariang Muslim Cemetery is a largest Muslim cemetery in Kuching city, Sarawak, Malaysia. It is located near Kampung Samariang near Petra Jaya. It is the final resting place of many prominent Malay Sarawakian personalities.

Notable burials

  • Tun Ahmad Zaidi Adruce bin Muhammed Noor – Fifth Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sarawak (1985 - 2000) (died 2000)
  • Laila Taib – Wife of Chief Minister of Sarawak Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud (died 2009)
  • Tan Sri Sulaiman Daud – Former Minister of Agriculture (died 2010)
  • Datuk Haji Bujang Ulis @ Bujang Hadziri – Former Deputy Minister of Education (died 2014)
  • Tambi Jiee family – victims of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash on 17 July 2014 (died 2014)
    • Ariza Ghazalee (mother)
    • Muhammad Afif Tambi (son)
    • Tambi Jiee (father)
    • Muhammad Afzal Tambi (son)
    • Marsha Azmeena Tambi (daughter)
    • Muhammad Afruz Tambi (son)
  • Tun Datuk Patinggi Haji Abdul Rahman Ya'kub – former Fourth Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sarawak (1981 - 1985) (died 2015)
  • Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri (Dr.) Haji Adenan bin Satem – 5th Chief Minister of Sarawak (2014 - 2017) (died 11 January 2017)




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