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Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhary

Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhary

As a teenager, Al-Bukhary helped his father in cattle trading in Kedah. He started successful businesses in truck transport and rice trading, and as his reputation grew he diversified into plantations and real estate, eventually acquiring utilities and infrastructure company MMC Corporation, and DRB-Hicom which has businesses in automotive, services and properties. In recent years, Albukhary, 63, bought postal company Pos Malaysia and national carmaker Proton.