Henry Sum Agong

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Henry Sum Agong
Deputy Minister of Transport
Assumed office
30 August 2021
MonarchAbdullah
Prime MinisterIsmail Sabri Yaakob
MinisterWee Ka Siong
Preceded byHasbi Habibollah
ConstituencyLawas
Deputy Minister of Rural Development II
In office
10 March 2020 – 16 August 2021
MonarchAbdullah
Prime MinisterMuhyiddin Yassin
MinisterAbdul Latiff Ahmad
Preceded bySivarasa Rasiah
ConstituencyLawas
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)
ConstituencyLawas
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
29 November 1999 – 8 March 2008
Preceded byMichael Lisa Kaya (PBBBN)
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Majority10,526 (1999)
uncontested (2004)
Personal details
Born
Henry Sum Agong

(1946-02-18) 18 February 1946 (age 75)
British Military Administration (Borneo) (now Sarawak, Malaysia)
Political partyUnited Bumiputera Heritage Party (PBB)
Other political
affiliations
Barisan Nasional (BN)
Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS)
Perikatan Nasional (PN)
(allied)
Spouse(s)Tunung Palong
OccupationPolitician

Dato Henry Sum Agong (born 18 February 1946) is a Malaysian politician who has served as Deputy Minister of Transport in the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration under Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and Minister Wee Ka Siong since August 2021. He served as Deputy Minister of Rural Development II in the Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration under former Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and former Minister Abdul Latiff Ahmad from March 2020 to August 2021 and the Member of Parliament for Lawas since March 2008. He also served as Deputy Minister of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism in the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration under former Prime Minister Najib Razak and former Minister Hamzah Zainudin from June 2016 to May 2018 and MP for Bukit Mas from November 1999 to March 2008. He is a member of the Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB), a component party of the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) and formerly BN coalitions.[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[edit]

Honours of Malaysia[edit]

References[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.
Parliament of Malaysia
New creation Member of Parliament for Lawas
8 March 2008–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Member of Parliament for Bukit Mas
29 November 1999–7 March 2008
Constituency abolished