Abdullah Ahmad BadawiTun Abdullah bin Ahmad Badawi (Jawi: عبدالله بن أحمد بداوي; born 26 November 1939) is a Malaysian politician who served as the 5th Prime Minister of Malaysia from 2003 to 2009. He was also the President of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), the largest political party (that time) in Malaysia, and led the governing Barisan Nasional parliamentary coalition. He is informally known as Pak Lah, ''Pak'' meaning 'Uncle', while ''Lah'' is taken from his name 'Abdullah'. He is also referred to as the "Father of Human Capital Development" (''Bapa Pembangunan Modal Insan'').
He was also a Member of Parliament (MP) for Kepala Batas for eight consecutive terms, that was from 1978 to 2013. Currently, he serves as the Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP). Provided by Wikipedia