List of Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Sarawak
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|Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Sarawak|
|Style||Tuan Yang Terutama
|Appointer||Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia|
|Inaugural holder||Tun Abang Haji Openg|
The Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak is the title of the largely symbolic Malaysian state of Sarawak, who is appointed by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, or King of Malaysia. The title is in one of the 18-point agreement when Sarawak, together with Sabah, Singapore and Federation of Malaya established the federation of Malaysia.
List of Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak
|No.||Name||Took Office||Left Office|
|1.||Tun Abang Haji Openg||16 September 1963||28 March 1969|
|2.||Tun Datuk Patinggi Tuanku Haji Bujang Tuanku Othman||2 April 1969||2 April 1977|
|3.||Tun Datuk Patinggi Abang Muhammad Salahuddin||2 April 1977||2 April 1981|
|4.||Tun Datuk Patinggi Abdul Rahman Ya'kub||2 April 1981||2 April 1985|
|5.||Tun Datuk Patinggi Ahmad Zaidi Adruce||2 April 1985||5 December 2000|
|6.||Tun Datuk Patinggi Abang Muhammad Salahuddin1||22 February 2001||28 February 2014|
|7.||Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud2||1 March 2014|
- 1.^ Tun Datuk Patinggi Abang Muhammad Salahuddin is the first Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) to serve twice as governor of Sarawak state.
- 2.^ He received the credentials as the new Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) on 28 February, and took the oath of office on the following day.
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