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deputy prime minister of Malaysia

Abdul Ghafar Baba, Malaysian government official. Member of Ayer Kroh Country (chairman).

Background

Baba, Abdul Ghafar was born on February 18, 1925 in Kuala Pilah, Negri Sembilan, Malaysia.

Education

Graduate, Sultan Idris Teachers Training College, Perak.

Career

Member, Federal Legislation Council, Malaysia, 1955-1959; chief minister of Malacca, Malaysia, 1959-1967; chairman, Majlis Amanah Rakyat, Malaysia, 1967; minister, Government of Malaysia minister national and rural development, Government of Malaysia, 1969, 86-90; minister agriculture and rural development, Government of Malaysia, 1974-1976; deputy prime minister, Government of Malaysia, since 1986. Secretary Malacca division United Malay National Organisation, 1951-1955, then chairman, then vice president, chairman economics bureau. Chairman Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority.

Secretary-general National Front, 1974. Chairman Majlis Amanah Rakyat Shares Trust and Education Fund. Committee chairman Aid Algerian Independence Struggle.

Director Dunlop Holdings Ltd., since 1983.

Membership

Member Federal Legislation Council, Malaysia, 1955-1959, chief minister of Malacca, 1959-1967, chairman Majlis Amanah Rakyat, 1967-1969, senator and minister without portfolio, before 1969, minister national rural development, 1969-1974, Minister agriculture and rural development, 1974-1976, deputy prime minister, since 1986, minister National rural development, since 1986, minister housing and local government, since 1986. Chairman United Malays National Organisation Economics Bureau, Majlis Amanah Rakyat Education Fund, The Majlis Amanah Rakyat Shares Trust, Ayer Kroh Country.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf.

Connections

Married Puan Asmah binti Alang Baba. 10 children.

spouse:
Puan Asmah binti Alang Baba