The sudden death of Tan Sri Dr. Ali Hamsa, has hit his world so hard, who is known as a politician, the former chief secretary to the Government of Malaysia, died at a hospital in Dublin.
Tan Sri Dr. Ali Hamsa was the 13th Chief Secretary to the Government of Malaysia, functioning as Chief Secretary from Jun 24, 2012, until Aug 30 2018.
Tan Sri Dr. Ali was 66 at the time of death on Thursday, Apr 21, 2022, only is death is announced, his cause of death remains unknown
Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali made the official statement of his death, He said Dr. Ali Hamsa died in Ireland.
Various high-profile personalities have expressed their condolence to the deceased and his family. He was the prominent figure in the nation’s civil service.
He is described as a highly respected top civil servant by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob in a brief eulogy praising Tan Sri Ali Hamsa.
He even took to his official Facebook page to express condolence to him and his family on behalf of Keluarga Malaysia
The former chief secretary to the Government of Malaysia served in various departments and ministries, including International Trade.
Tan Sri Dr. Ali Hamsa’s passing in the holiest months of Ramadan is a significant loss to the country, said his successor Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali.
He had sworn in as the chief secretary to the Government reportedly on Jun 23, 2012, and served the role until Aug 30, 2018.
The Johor native had joined the Administrative and Diplomatic Service as an Assistant Director at the Ministry of Trade in 1981.
Tan Sri Dr. Ali Hamsa was appointed as the 13th Chief Secretary to the Government during the premiership of Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
Tan Sri Dr. Ali Hamsa’s wife, Puan Sri Rohani Abdullah, hasn’t spoken about his death in the media so far as well as his family members are also silent.
In fact, during difficult times like this, everyone wants privacy while they soak in the bitter truth of the significant loss in their lives.
The dedicated Wikipedia biography of Tan Sri Dr. Ali Hamsa also has an updated article about his death. Yet, the death cause isn’t mentioned.
He had graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Malaya before furthering his studies at Oklahoma State University.
At Oklahoma State University, he acquired a master’s degree in Economics, followed by a Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences and Economics.