Tan Sri Mustapha Kamal was a civil servant before becoming a developer.
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Netizens pay condolences as the renowned corporate figure, Tan Sri Mustapha Kamal, breathed his last early Monday morning.
Astro Awani reported that the founder of the MK Land real estate company passed away at the National Heart Institute (IJN) in Kuala Lumpur.
He will be buried at Bukit Kiara Muslim Cemetery.
In his career, Mustapha was known as a caring entrepreneur who built homes that people could afford, especially for first-time home buyers.
The news of his death has citizens across the country taking to social media to offer condolences.
Innalillah. Salam takziah utk keluarga tan sri mustapha kamal.— ZØ (@HarizHilmi) July 25, 2022
Takziah buat keluarga Tan Sri Mustapha Kamal.— illiFadli™😷🌥️🌈💕🇲🇾🌷 (@IlliFadli) July 25, 2022
Semoga rohnya ditempatkan dikalangan hambaNYA yang beriman
From Allah SWT we came, to Him surely we return. AlFatiha for TS MK. @NajibRazak @DrZahidHamidi are we prepared to meet our Maker ! Hereafter is Eternal ! World is very transient ! Temporal ! Let us think & reflect ! https://t.co/Zc00jVuEF0— Dr. Rais Hussin (@raishussin) July 25, 2022
The People’s Champion
The group has built 54,000 homes, and most houses were priced below RM100,000.
It earned the Emkay group founder and executive chairman the nickname “King of Affordable Housing”.
Mustapha always has given close attention to the issue, calling on the government and developers to ensure the availability of affordable homes.
He was inspired to do more to help needy communities while working as a civil servant, including as Assistant District Officer for Ulu Selangor.
His group has built 60,000 residential, commercial and office units worth a gross development value (GDV) of RM20 billion.
The corporate success over the years inspired Mustapha to do even more.
The corporate social responsibility (CSR) work and philanthropic causes included Yayasan EMKAY, Pulau Banding Foundation and the Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island Foundation.
Responsible tourism thrives in Belum Rainforest, where Belum Rainforest Initiative by @YayasanEMKAY is empowering the Orang Asli community for the betterment of their future.— Global Entrepreneurship (@entreprenenture) August 6, 2018
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