Abdul Hamid Pawanteh


1. Name: Abdul Hamid Pawanteh, Datuk Dr.

2. Occupation: Medical practitioner, Politician

3. Date and place of birth: July 27, 1944, Penang

4. Education:

  1. MBBS, Dow Medical College, Karachi


5. Contributions:

  1. Medical officer, Kuala Lumpur General Hospital
  2. Medical officer, Kangar General Hospital
  3. Member of Parliament for Arau, Perlis (1982 General Elections)
  4. Perlis State of Assemblyman for Kota Raja (1986 General Elections)
  5. Re-elected Perlis State of Assemblyman (1990 General Elections)
  6. Menteri Besar of Perlis
  7. UMNO Supreme Council Member


6. Honours and Awards:

  1. Panglima Setia Mahkota (PSM)



New Malaysian Who’s Who. (2nd ed.) (Vol. 1). (1995). Kuala Lumpur: Kasuya Publishing Sdn. Bhd.


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