We, at The BrandLaureate, are deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend, YBhg Dato’ Dr Pahamin Abdul Rajab, a true Malaysian icon who has touched the lives of many and left an indelible mark on our nation. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family and friends; may you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

As the co-founder and former chairman of AirAsia Berhad, Dato’ Dr Pahamin was a trailblazer who contributed to revolutionizing the aviation industry, making the joy of travel accessible to countless individuals. His leadership extends beyond AirAsia, as he has played pivotal roles in esteemed organizations such as LNG Resources Bhd, Forlife Research Sdn Bhd, and Mediscreen Sdn Bhd.

Beyond his professional achievements, Dato’ Dr Pahamin’s legacy lies in his commitment to public service. Over three decades, he served in various ministries and government agencies, including the esteemed positions of Secretary-General of the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs and Director General of the Road Transport Department (JPJ), where he worked tirelessly to enhance the lives of fellow Malaysians.

Yet, to those closest to him, Dato’ Dr Pahamin was more than an exceptional leader; he was a father figure, a true patriot, and a trusted friend. His compassion and commitment to service were unwavering, making a profound impact on the lives he touched.

As we bid farewell to Dato’ Dr Pahamin, we cherish his contributions and the warmth of his spirit. May his soul find peace.