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‘King Of Affordable Homes’ Tan Sri Mustapha Kamal Passes Away At 73

‘King Of Affordable Homes’ Tan Sri Mustapha Kamal Passes Away At 73

Tan Sri Mustapha Kamal was a civil servant before becoming a developer.

Fernando Fong

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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.

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.

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