Phnom Penh (FN), May 7 – Malaysian prime minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob sent a condolence letter to Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen over the loss of his elder brother Hun Neng.

"It is with profound sorrow that I write to you to convey my sincere condolences on the passing of your elder brother, Hun Neng, yesterday. His family and the people of Kampong Cham have lost a good leader," according to the condolence letter seen by Fresh News on Saturday.

"The shock of suddenly losing a dear family member is never easy. My thoughts are with his wife and children, and all extended family members. I pray for peace and comfort for them, and yourself in this difficult time, and that all will go smoothly for the funeral scheduled on 9 May."

Elder brother of premier Hun Sen, Hun Neng, deceased of a heart attack at 6:25 pm on 5 May 2022 at the age of 72 years old.