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Government official

Muhammad Zahir Ismail, Malaysian government official. Recipient Panglima Mangku Negara, His Majesty The King, 1984, Seri Paduka Mahkota Kelantan, His Royal Highness Sultan of Kelantan, 1981, Darjah Setia Di-Raja Kedah, His Royal Highness Sultan of Kedah, 1975, Johan Mangku Negara, His Majesty the King, 1962. Member Selangor Shooting Association, Selangor Bird's Association.

Background

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

Education

License barrister-at-law, Lincoln's Inn, London, 1955.

Career

Advocate, solicitor, Kedah, 1956-1975. Member State Legislation Assembly, 1959-1963. Chief minister Kedah State, 1963.

Senator Senate, Malaysia, 1959-1964. Member parliament House of Representatives, Malaysia, 1964-1969. Judge High Court, Kota Bharu, Kelantan, 1975-1982.

Speaker House of Representatives, Malaysia, since 1982. Chairman Islamic Education Foundation, Malaysia, since 1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (drama) Sungai Korok Wan Mat Saman, Pendekar Kundur, (novel) Mengejar Kebahagiaan, Bukit Tembaga, (journal) Parliament Journal.

Membership

Member Selangor Shooting Association, Selangor Bird's Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Shooting, fishing, photography.

Connections

Married Halimatun Saadiah Chik. 7 children.

spouse:
Halimatun Saadiah Chik