Waz Lian founder Tan Sri Ta Kin Yan passes away at 72

The late Tan Sri Ta Kin Yan

KUALA LUMPUR: Waz Lian Group founder and chairman Tan Sri Ta Kin Yan has passed away today at the age of 72.

According to company officials, Ta, who celebrated his birthday just last month, passed away in his sleep.

Waz Lian Group commenced operations in 1987 with club management before venturing into hotel and resort management and then property development.

Ta is also the founder of Majestic Gen Sdn Bhd, which plans to launch projects valued at RM3.5bil in 2024 and 2025.

According to filings with Bursa Malaysia, Ta has a direct 12.38% stake in Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd as at April 16.

Ta also holds positions in several associations, societies and/or organisations locally and/or overseas such as the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM), The Community Chest and The Socio Economic Research Centre (SERC).

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