List of Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Malacca

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The Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Malacca (Malay: Yang di-Pertua Negeri Melaka, also known as the Governor of Malacca) is the ceremonial head of state of the Malaysian state of Malacca. He is appointed by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on the advice of the Chief Minister of Malacca. The Yang di-Pertua Negeri is styled Tuan Yang Terutama (T.Y.T.), or His Excellency.

The Yang di-Pertua Negeri's roles include conferring state honours, dissolving the state assembly and appointing the Chief Minister. He also serves as Malacca's representative in the Conference of Rulers.[1]

List of Yang di-Pertua Negeri[edit]

The following is the list of Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Malacca:[2]

# Yang di-Pertua Negeri Took office Left office
1 Leong Yew Koh August 31, 1957 August 31, 1963
2 Abdul Malek Yusuf August 31, 1963 August 30, 1971
3 Abdul Aziz Abdul Majid August 31, 1971 May 9, 1975
4 Syed Zahiruddin Syed Hassan May 25, 1975 November 30, 1984
5 Syed Ahmad Syed Mahmud Shahabudin December 4, 1984 June 3, 2004
6 Mohd Khalil Yaakob June 4, 2004 present

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Peranan Tuan Yang Terutama Yang di-Pertua Negeri Melaka" (in Malay). Retrieved 2011-04-13. 
  2. ^ "TYT Yang di-Pertua Negeri Melaka" (in Malay). Malacca State Government. Retrieved 2011-04-13. 

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