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Mohamed Zahir Haji Ismail Edit Profile

Malaysian government official

Mohamed Zahir Haji Ismail, Malaysian government official. Decorated P.M.N. and J.M.N. (Malaysia), S.P.M.P. (Kedah), D.S.D.K. (Kelantan). Chairman Islamic Education Foundation, Malaysia, since 1982. Member Selangor Shooting Association, Selangor Birds Association.

Background

Ismail, Mohamed Zahir Haji was born on March 19, 1924 in Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia.

Education

Barrister-at-Law, Lincoln's Inn, London, 1955.

Career

Private practice law as advisory and solicitor,, Kedah, 1956-1975. Judge High Court, Kota Bharu, Malaysia, 1975-1982. Member Senate, Parliament of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 1959-1964, member House of Representatives, 1964-1969, speaker, since 1982.

Member State Legislation Assembly, Kedah, 1959, executive councillor, 1959-1963. Chief minister Kedah State, 1963.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (plays) Sungei Korok Wan Mat Saman, Pendekar Kundur, (novel) Mengejar Kebahagiaan.

Membership

Chairman Islamic Education Foundation, Malaysia, since 1982. Member Selangor Shooting Association, Selangor Birds Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Shooting, fishing, photography.

Connections

Married Halimatun Saadiah binti Chik. 7 children.

spouse:
Halimatun Saadiah binti Chik