Abang Abdul Rahman Zohari Abang Openg

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Datuk Amar Haji

Abang Johari Abang Openg
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Abang Johari in 2017
6th Chief Minister of Sarawak
Incumbent
Assumed office
13 January 2017
GovernorAbdul Taib Mahmud
DeputyDouglas Uggah Embas (2016 - present)
James Jemut Masing (2016 - present)
Awang Tengah Ali Hassan (2017 - present)
Preceded byAdenan Satem
Acting President of Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu
Incumbent
Assumed office
13 January 2017
Preceded byAdenan Satem
Member of the Sarawak State Assembly
for Satok
Incumbent
Assumed office
29 December 1983
Majority2,800 (2011)
5,045 (2016)
Personal details
BornAbang Abdul Rahman Zohari bin Abang Haji Openg
(1951-08-04) 4 August 1951 (ageĀ 66)
Limbang, Crown Colony of Sarawak
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyParti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu
Other political
affiliations
Barisan Nasional
Spouse(s)Juma'ani Tuanku Bujang
RelationsTun Tuanku Bujang Tuanku Othman
Toh Puan Hajjah Rajemah (parents-in-law; both deceased)
ChildrenAbang Abdillah Izzarim
Dayang Norjihan
ParentsTun Abang Openg Abang Sapiee (deceased)
Toh Puan Dayang Masniah Abdul Rahman (deceased)
Alma materBrunel University
OccupationPolitician

Biography

Datuk Amar Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari bin Tun Abang Haji Openg (given birth to 4 August 1951) is a Malaysian politician. He became the 6th Key Minister of Sarawak following loss of life of Adenan Satem on 11 January 2017. He got his oath of workplace before Governor Abdul Taib Mahmud on the Astana on 13 January 2017.

Early life and education

Created in Limbang as well as the youngest of 10 siblings, He received his early education at Merpati Jepang Main College, Kuching, before pursuing extra education at St. Thomas's Supplementary College, Kuching. He includes a master's level running a business administration from Brunel University or college.

Career

Ahead of entering politics in 1977, he served Malaysia Airlines as an corporate and business relations professional. Since 1981, he's an associate of Sarawak Condition Legislative Assembly for Satok. Throughout his support therefore, he served many politics offices, including Primary Politics Secretary to the principle Minister (from 1982 to 1984) and Helper Minister for Regional Advancement and Community Advancement (from 1984 to 1987).In 1987, he was promoted as complete Minister and, hence, admitted towards the State Cupboard. He offered as Minister of Industrial Advancement (from 1987 to 2000), Minister of Casing (since 2004, with extra stock portfolio of Urbanisation from 2009 to 2011, and since 2016) and Minister of Travel and leisure (double, from 2000 to 2004, and since 2011, with extra stock portfolio of Arts and Lifestyle in 2016).Following victory of Barisan Nasional in 2016 condition election, he was marketed as the Deputy Chief Minister, the post he offered alongside with Douglas Uggah Embas and James Jemut Masing, from May 2016 to January 2017.

Family

Abang Zohari, boy of Abang Openg Abang Sapiee (the initial Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Sarawak) and Dayang Masniah Abdul Rahman, is married with Juma'ani Tuanku Bujang and has two kids.

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