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BIOGRAPHY QUESTIONS

Name Yang Amat Berhormat Datuk Amar Haji Abang Haji Abdul
Rahman Zohari bin Tun Abang Haji Openg
Date of Birth 4 August 1951
Place of Birth Limbang
Race
Religion
Hobby
Favourite Food
Recommended Destination for Vacation
Idol/Mentor
Ambition
Address
Contact info (Phone, Fax) Tel: 082-440801 / 082-440470
Fax: 082-444566 / 082-441887
Social media

 Facebook

 Instagram

 Twitter

 YouTube

 Other Websites cm.sarawak.gov.my

Family background

 Parents Tun Abang Openg Abang Sapiee (deceased)


Toh Puan Dayang Masniah Abdul Rahman (deceased)

 Spouse(s) Juma'ani Tuanku Bujang

 Children Abang Abdillah Izzarim


Dayang Norjihan

 Other Family Members Tun Tuanku Bujang Tuanku Othman


Toh Puan Hajjah Rajemah (parents-in-law; both deceased)
Education Background

 Primary Education SK Merpati Jepang, Kuching

 Secondary Education SMK St Joseph, Kuching


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 Tertiary Education Masters in Business Management at Henley College,


Brunnel University, United Kingdom

 Others

Career Prior to 1977:


Served Malaysia Airlines as an corporate relations executive
Political Career • 1981: Satok Assemblyman
• 1982: Chief Political Secretary to Chief Minister
• 1984: Assistant Minister of Regional and Community
Development
• 1987-2000: Minister of Industrial Development
• 2000: Minister of Tourism
• 2004: Minister of Housing
• 2009: Minister of Housing and Urbanisation
• 2011: Minister of Housing and Minister of Tourism
• 2016: Deputy Chief Minister of Sarawak, Minister of
Housing and Urbanisation as well as Minister of Tourism,
Arts and Culture
Political Party Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu
Constituency Satok
Other Experiences and Positions • Acting President of Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu
(assumed office 13 January 2017)
• President of Barisan Nasional Negeri Sarawak (starting 13
01 2017)
• Chairman of Sarawak Foundation (starting 13 01 2017)
• President of Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak
Campus Council (starting 13 01 2017)
• Chairman of NREB (Natural Resources & Environment
Board) (starting 13 01 2017)
• Chairman of BDA (Bintulu Development Authority)
(starting 13 01 2017)
• Chairman of SSMA (Sarawak State Mineral Authority)
(starting 13 01 2017)
• Chairman of SPA (State Planning Authority) (starting 13
01 2017)
• Chairman of LCDA (Land Custody & Development
Authority (starting 13 01 2017)
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• Chairman of Lembaga Amanah Kebajikan Masjid Negeri


Sarawak (starting 13 01 2017)
• President of
SABERKAS (Sarawak United National Youth Organisation)
• Penaung, Persatuan Taekwondo Negeri Sarawak (WTF)
• Penaung Bulan Sabit Merah Malaysia Cabang Sarawak

Awards 1. Award: Johan Bintang Sarawak (JBS)


Granting Body: Sarawak State Government
Date: 7th July 1985
2. Award: Panglima Negara Bintang Sarawak (PNBS)
Granting Body: Sarawak State Government
Date: 16th Sept 1990
Title: Dato Sri
3. Award: Datuk Amar Bintang Kenyalang (DA)
Granting Body: Sarawak State Government
Date: 25th Oct 2008
Title: Datuk Amar
Achievements
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