Wilson Ugak Kumbong

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Wilson Ugak Kumbong
Faction represented in Dewan Rakyat
2013–2018Barisan Nasional
Gabungan Parti Sarawak
Other roles
2020–Chairperson of National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Malaysia)
Personal details
BornSarawak, Malaysia
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyPRS
Other political
affiliations
BN (-2018)
GPS (2018-)
OccupationPolitician

Wilson Ugak Kumbong is a Malaysian politician serving as the Member of the Dewan Rakyat for Hulu Rajang since 2013. He is also the incumbent Vice President of the Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS).[1]

Kumbong firstly contested for Hulu Rajang at the 2013 election and was elected.[2] He was re-elected in 2018, defeating Abun Sui Anyit from the People's Justice Party (PKR).[3]

In 2020, he was appointed Chairman of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) by the then Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, replacing Alice Lau Kiong Yieng from the Democratic Action Party (DAP).[1][4] Being an Iban, he is the first Iban to serve the position.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wilson Ugak is new Niosh chairman". 10 April 2020. Retrieved 26 August 2021.
  2. ^ "BN Sarawak Umum Lapan Calon Baru". 16 April 2013. Retrieved 26 August 2021.
  3. ^ "Bernama on Twitter". 9 May 2018. Retrieved 26 August 2021.
  4. ^ a b "Wilson Ugak Kumbong is first Iban appointed as Niosh chairman". 14 April 2020. Retrieved 26 August 2021.