Abu Zahar Ujang
|Yang Berbahagia Tan Sri
Abu Zahar Ujang
|President of the Dewan Negara|
26 April 2010 – 25 April 2016
|Preceded by||Wong Foon Meng|
|Succeeded by||Vigneswaran Sanasee|
|Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan
|Preceded by||Napsiah Omar (UMNO―BN)|
|Member of the Negeri Sembilan State Assembly
|Born||Abu Zahar bin Ujang
Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
|Political party||United Malay National Organisation (UMNO)―Barisan Nasional|
Tan Sri Abu Zahar bin Dato' Nika Ujang is a Malaysian politician. He is the current President of the Dewan Negara and is a former member of the Dewan Rakyat for the seat of Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan.
Abu Zahar served in the State Assembly of Negeri Sembilan from 1986 to 1995, before being a member of federal Parliament from 1995 to 1999. After retiring, he became president of the Council of Former Elected Representatives (Mubarak).
He was sworn in as President of the Senate on 26 April 2010.
|1995||Abu Zahar Ujang (UMNO)||24,485||82%||Mohd Yusof Abd Malik (S46)||3,885||13%|
|1986||Abu Zahar Ujang (UMNO)||4,824||62%||Tong Kin Chong (DAP)||2,316||30%|
|1990||Abu Zahar Ujang (UMNO)||6,135||65%||Abu Samail Katas (S46)||2,955||32%|
- Lee Yuk Peng (26 April 2010). "Abu Zahar sworn in as Senate president". The Star. Retrieved 26 April 2010.[dead link]
- "Former Mubarak president Abu Zahar is new Senate president". The Star. 26 April 2010. Retrieved 7 June 2010.[dead link]
- "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 26 April 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout.