Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah

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Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah

تڠكو غزالي بن تڠكو محمد حمزه
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Member of Parliament
for Gua Musang, Kelantan
Assumed office
Preceded byNew constituency
Member of Parliament
for Ulu Kelantan, Kelantan
In office
Preceded byNik Ahmad Kamil Nik Mahmud
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
Member of the Kelantan State Legislative Assembly
for Ulu Kelantan Barat
In office
Preceded byN/A
Succeeded byN/A
Minister of Finance
In office
Prime MinisterHussein Onn
Mahathir Mohamad
Preceded byHussein Onn
Succeeded byDaim Zainuddin
Minister of International Trade and Industry
In office
DeputyMuhyiddin Yassin (1983-1986)
Preceded byTengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail
Succeeded byRafidah Aziz
Founding Chairman & Chief Executive PETRONAS
In office
Personal details
Tengku Razaleigh bin Tengku Mohd Hamzah

(1937-04-13) 13 April 1937 (age 83)
Kota Bharu, Kelantan, British Malaya (now Malaysia)
Political partyUMNOBN (1962–1988; 1996–present)
S46GR / APU (1989–1996)
Spouse(s)Nur Yvonne Abdullah (-2015)
ResidenceKuala Lumpur
Alma materQueen's University Belfast

Tan Sri Tengku Razaleigh bin Tengku Mohd Hamzah (Jawi: تڠكو غزالي بن تڠكو محمد حمزه; born 13 April 1937) is a Malaysian politician. He is a Member of Parliament.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

He was the Minister of Finance (1976–1984), Minister of International Trade and Industry (1984–1987), former chairman of Asian Development Bank, former chairman of Islamic Development Bank, founding Chairman and Chief Executive of Malaysian oil company, PETRONAS, and chairman of the 33rd Board of Governors of the World Bank and IMF.[8] He is now the longest serving member of parliament in Malaysia.[9]

References[change | change source]

  1. British Business in Post-Colonial Malaysia, 1957-70 Neo-colonialism Or Disengagement?, Nicholas J. White, Page 78, Routledge
  2. Malaysiaís foreign policy the first fifty years Alignment neutralism Islamism 1957-70: Neo-colonialism Or Disengagement?, Johan Saravanamuttu, Page 141, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
  3. The Straits Times, 7 July 1975, Page 10, National Library, Singapore
  4. Tengku Razaleigh, Rintangan Dan Cabaran, Alias Muhammad, Page 42, Gateway Publishing House
  5. Ageing Ku Li gives up on Umno top post The Star
  6. Tengku Razaleigh: A De Gaulle or Rab Butler of Malaysian Politics Din Merican
  7. "The Umno, PKR and PAS internal strife (part 7)". Malaysia Today.
  8. "President Carter's speech at the 33rd Annual Meetings of IBRD and IMF Board of Governors".
  9. Ku Li now longest-serving MP The Star