Henry Sum Agong

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Henry Sum Agong

Deputy Minister of Rural Development
Assumed office
10 March 2020
Serving with Abdul Rahman Mohamad
Prime MinisterMuhyiddin Yassin
MinisterAbdul Latiff Ahmad
Preceded bySivarasa Rasiah
Deputy Minister of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism
In office
27 June 2016 – 9 May 2018
MonarchAbdul Halim
Muhammad V
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
MinisterHamzah Zainudin
Preceded byAhmad Bashah Md Hanipah
Succeeded byChong Chieng Jen (Domestic Trade, Consumerism)
Mohd Hatta Ramli (Co-operatives)
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Lawas
Assumed office
8 March 2008
Preceded byConstituency established
Majority7,792 (2008)
6,030 (2013)
6,000 (2018)
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Bukit Mas
In office
30 November 1999 – 13 February 2008
Preceded byMichael Lisa Kaya (PBBBN)
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
Majority10,526 (1999)
uncontested (2004)
Personal details
Henry Sum Agong

(1946-02-18) 18 February 1946 (age 74)
Borneo (now Sarawak, Malaysia)
Political partyUnited Bumiputera Heritage Party (PBB)
Other political
Barisan Nasional (BN)
Sarawak Parties Alliance (GPS)
Perikatan Nasional (PN)
Spouse(s)Tunung Palong

Dato Henry Sum Agong (born 18 February 1946) is a Malaysian politician, and currently serving as Deputy Minister of Rural Development since 10 March 2020. He is the Member of Parliament of Malaysia for the Lawas constituency in Sarawak, representing the Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) in the state-governing but federal opposition Sarawak Parties Alliance (GPS) coalition.[1]

Having represented the Bukit Mas constituency,[2] Henry Sum moved to the seat of Lawas for the 2008 election, which he won with 92% of the vote.[3]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: Bukit Mas, Sarawak[4]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
1999 Henry Sum Agong (PBB) 13,642 78% Charlee Soh (PKR) 3,116 18%
2004 Henry Sum Agong (PBB) Unopposed
Parliament of Malaysia: Lawas, Sarawak[4]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2008 Henry Sum Agong (PBB) 8,526 92% Japar Suyut (PKR) 734 8%
2013 Henry Sum Agong (PBB) 9,928 71% Baru Langub (DAP) 3,898 28%
2018 Henry Sum Agong (PBB) 10,037 70% Danny Piri (PKR) 4,037 28%


Honours of Malaysia[edit]


  1. ^ "Henry Sum Agong, Y.B. Tuan" (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 April 2010.
  2. ^ Wong, Jack (13 March 2004). "BN wins six seats uncontested in Sarawak". The Star. Star Publications (Malaysia). Retrieved 24 April 2010.
  3. ^ Hamdan Ismail (10 March 2008). "BN Does Well in Northern Sarawak". Berita Wilayah Sarawak. Bernama. Archived from the original on 22 June 2011. Retrieved 24 April 2010.
  4. ^ a b "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 6 September 2011. Retrieved 24 April 2010. Table excludes votes for candidates finishing in third place or lower.
  5. ^ "Sarawak Yang di-Pertua Negri's birthday honours list". The Star. 15 September 2003. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Sarawak Honours List 2008". The Star. 5 October 2008. Retrieved 13 October 2018.