MAA president Aishah Ahmad passes away


PETALING JAYA: Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) president Datuk Aishah Ahmad Badjunaid passed away in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Feb 2. She was 71.

She had just finished performing umrah and was due to return to Malaysia on Feb 4.

MAA said Aishah, who was MAA president since 2000, would be laid to rest in Saudi Arabia on Friday (Feb 3).

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She was also the first woman chairman of Malaysian Motor Traders Association (MMTA) from 1991 until MMTA merged with the Malaysian Motor Vehicles Assemblers Association (MMVAA) in 2000 to form MAA.

"Under her stewardship, the MAA had grown in terms of stature, memberships, and resources. With her leadership and strong commitment, the association has engaged in numerous dialogues, discussions and proposals with the government to resolve industrial issues and review policies to support the expansion and sustenance of automotive industry in Malaysia," MAA said in a statement.

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