Harris Salleh

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Yang Berhormat Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima
Harris Bin Mohd Salleh
6th Chief Minister of Sabah
In office
1976–1985
Preceded by Tun Fuad Stephens
Succeeded by Joseph Pairin Kitingan
Personal details
Born 4th November 1930
Political party United Sabah National Organization, BERJAYA
Spouse(s) Datin Rupiah Bachee Khan
Religion Islam

Yang Berhormat Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Harris bin Mohd Salleh,[1] was the sixth Chief Minister of the state of Sabah, in Malaysia. He was also the president for Parti Berjaya. He held the Chief Minister's post from 1976 to 1985. During his tenure, he was known to have controversially ceded the island of Labuan, which used to be part of Sabah, to the Federal Government, making it the second Federal Territory in the country.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ memmynemo.com "Datuk Seri Panglima Harris Bin Mohd Salleh awarded title of Tan Sri by Agong"
  2. ^ Åsgård, Björn."A Study of the Kadazan Dusun, Sabah, Malaysia", Ethnic Awareness and Development, p. 47. Retrieved March 8, 2007.

Other[edit]

  • Rafaelle, Paul. "Harris Salleh of Sabah", Condor Publishing, Hong Kong (1986). ISBN 962-7212-01-6
Preceded by
Tun Fuad Stephens
Chief Minister of Sabah
1976–1985
Succeeded by
Joseph Pairin Kitingan