Abdullah Ahmad BadawiTun Abdullah bin Ahmad Badawi (Jawi: عبدﷲ بن أحمد بدوي; born 26 November 1939) is a Malaysian politician who served as the fifth prime minister of Malaysia from October 2003 to April 2009. He was also the sixth president of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), the largest political party (that time) in Malaysia, and led the governing Barisan Nasional (BN) parliamentary coalition. He is informally known as Pak Lah, ''Pak'' meaning 'Uncle', while ''Lah'' is taken from his name 'Abdullah'.
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