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List of Menteris Besar of Kedah

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List of Menteris Besar of Kedah

Menteri Besar of Kedah
Mukhriz Mahathir

since 6 May 2013
Style Yang Amat Berhormat (The Most Honourable)
Appointer Council of Regency
Inaugural holder Mohamad Sheriff Osman
Formation 1948

The Menteri Besar of Kedah is the head of the executive branch of the government in the Malaysian state of Kedah. The Menteri Besar is appointed by the Sultan of Kedah, from the State Legislative Assembly.

List of Menteris Besar

The following is the list of Menteris Besar of Kedah since 1948:[1]
# Menteri Besar Took office Left office Party
1 Mohamad Sheriff Osman 1 February 1948 January 1954 UMNO
2 Tunku Ismail Tunku Yahaya January 1954 25 May 1959 UMNO)
3 Syed Omar Syed Abdullah Shahabuddin 25 May 1959 7 December 1967 UMNO)
4 Syed Ahmad Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin 14 December 1967 13 July 1978 UMNO)
5 Syed Nahar Syed Sheh Shahabuddin 13 July 1978 28 January 1985 UMNO)
6 Osman Aroff 28 January 1985 16 June 1996 UMNO)
7 Sanusi Junid 16 June 1996 11 December 1999 UMNO)
8 Syed Razak Syed Zain Barakhbah 11 December 1999 22 December 2005 UMNO)
9 Mahdzir Khalid 17 July 2005 9 March 2008 UMNO)
10 Azizan Abdul Razak 9 March 2008 6 May 2013 Pakatan Rakyat (PAS)
11 Mukhriz Mahathir 6 May 2013 present UMNO)


  1. ^ "Kedah". Retrieved 21 April 2011. 

External links

  • Profail YAB Menteri Besar (Official site) (Malay)
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