List of Menteris Besar of Kedah

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Menteri Besar of Kedah
Incumbent
Mukhriz Mahathir

since May 6, 2013
Style Yang Amat Berhormat (The Most Honourable)
Appointer Council of Regency
Inaugural holder Mohamad Sheriff Osman
Formation 1948

The Menteri Besar of Kedah is the head of the executive branch of the government in the Malaysian state of Kedah. The Menteri Besar is appointed by the Sultan of Kedah, from the State Legislative Assembly.

List of Menteris Besar[edit]

The following is the list of Menteris Besar of Kedah since 1948:[1]

# Menteri Besar Took office Left office Party
1 Mohamad Sheriff Osman February 1, 1948 January 1954 UMNO
2 Tunku Ismail Tunku Yahaya January 1954 May 25, 1959 Alliance (UMNO)
3 Syed Omar Syed Abdullah Shahabuddin May 25, 1959 December 7, 1967 Alliance (UMNO)
4 Syed Ahmad Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin December 14, 1967 July 13, 1978 Alliance (UMNO)
5 Syed Nahar Syed Sheh Shahabuddin July 13, 1978 January 28, 1985 Barisan Nasional (UMNO)
6 Osman Aroff January 28, 1985 June 16, 1996 Barisan Nasional (UMNO)
7 Sanusi Junid June 16, 1996 December 11, 1999 Barisan Nasional (UMNO)
8 Syed Razak Syed Zain Barakhbah December 11, 1999 December 22, 2005 Barisan Nasional (UMNO)
9 Mahdzir Khalid July 17, 2005 March 9, 2008 Barisan Nasional (UMNO)
10 Azizan Abdul Razak March 9, 2008 May 6, 2013 Pakatan Rakyat (PAS)
11 Mukhriz Mahathir May 6, 2013 present Barisan Nasional (UMNO)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kedah". WorldStatesmen.org. Retrieved 2011-04-21. 

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