Abdul Rahman Abbas

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1. Name: Abdul Rahman Haji Abbas, TYT Tun Dato’ Seri Utama, Dr. Haji

2. Occupation: Penang Governor, Politician

3. Date and place of birth: May 15, 1938, Permatang Rambai, Kepala Batas, Seberang Perai

4. Education:

  1. Bachelor of Arts from the University of Malaya (1970-1973)

  2. Teacher Training Course, Maktab Perguruan Bahasa Kuala Lumpur (1960-1963)
  3. Sultan Idris Teachers College in Tanjung Malim, Perak (1955-1958)
  4. Permatang Sintok Malay School in Kepala Batas (1946-1953)

 

5. Contributions:

  1. Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Penang (since 2000)
  2. Speaker of the State Assembly
  3. Member of the State Executive Council under Chief Minister Lim Chong Eu
  4. Treasurer of Kepala Batas division (1995-2001)
  5. Exco member of the UMNO’s Youth wing (1975-1979)
  6. Secretary of UMNO Penang Liaison Body (1974-1988)
  7. Member of the Legislative Assembly, Bertam (1977, 1982, 1986, 1990)
  8. Joined UMNO after ending his career in teaching
  9. Senior assistant teacher Sekolah Menengah Seri Muda, Penaga (1958-1977)

 

6. Honours and Awards:

  1. Darjah Utama Seri Mahawangsa Yang Amat DiHormati, Kedah (21 January 2007)

  2. Honorary Doctorate in Law, Universiti Sains Malaysia (2007)

  3. Chancellor, Universiti Tenaga Nasional (2005-2008)

  4. Darjah Utama Yang Amat Mulia Bintang Kenyalang Sarawak (2005)

  5. Lifelong Highest Honorary Senatorship Award from Junior Chamber International (2004)

  6. Darjah Seri Panglima Darjah Kinabalu, Sabah (2003)

  7. Anugerah Semangat Padi (Gold) from Ketua Pengakap Negara (2003)

  8. Honorary Doctorate in Education, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (2002)

  9. Lion Club International Melvin Jones Fellow Award by Lions Club Tanjung Fellow Award (2002)

  10. Darjah Utama Pangkuan Negeri (2001)

  11. Darjah Kebesaran Seri Maharaja Mangku Negara (2001)

  12. Darjah Yang Mulia Pangkuan Negeri (1982)

  13. Darjah Johan Negeri (1979)

 

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