List of Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Malacca
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.
List of Yang di-Pertua Negeri
The following is the list of Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Malacca:
|#||Yang di-Pertua Negeri||Took office||Left office|
|1||Leong Yew Koh||31 August 1957||31 August 1963|
|2||Abdul Malek Yusuf||31 August 1963||30 August 1971|
|3||Abdul Aziz Abdul Majid||31 August 1971||9 May 1975|
|4||Syed Zahiruddin Syed Hassan||25 May 1975||30 November 1984|
|5||Syed Ahmad Syed Mahmud Shahabudin||4 December 1984||3 June 2004|
|6||Mohd Khalil Yaakob||4 June 2004||present|
- "Peranan Tuan Yang Terutama Yang di-Pertua Negeri Melaka" (in Malay). Retrieved 13 April 2011.
- "TYT Yang di-Pertua Negeri Melaka" (in Malay). Malacca State Government. Retrieved 13 April 2011.
- Pejabat TYT Yang di-Pertua Negeri Melaka Official website (Malay)