(This is a Malay name; the name Pawanteh is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Abdul Hamid.) Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr. Abdul Hamid bin Pawanteh (born 27 July 1944) is a former Malaysian politician. He was the President of the Malaysian Senate from 2003 to 2009, and was the Chief Minister of the State of Perlis from 1986 to 1995. He held these offices as a member of the United Malays National Organisation, the leading party in Malaysia's ruling Barisan Nasional coalition.

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  • (This is a Malay name; the name Pawanteh is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Abdul Hamid.) Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr. Abdul Hamid bin Pawanteh (born 27 July 1944) is a former Malaysian politician. He was the President of the Malaysian Senate from 2003 to 2009, and was the Chief Minister of the State of Perlis from 1986 to 1995. He held these offices as a member of the United Malays National Organisation, the leading party in Malaysia's ruling Barisan Nasional coalition. Abdul Hamid was born on 27 July 1944 in Penang. and received secondary education at Penang Free School.He was elected to the Malaysian House of Representatives in the 1982 election for the seat of Arau in Perlis. In 1986, he moved to the Perlis State Assembly and became the State's Menteri Besar. In 1995, he was replaced as Menteri Besar by fellow UMNO member Shahidan Kassim, and returned to the House of Representatives in 1999 for the seat of Kangar in Perlis. In July 2003, Abdul Hamid stepped down as the MP for Kangar to be appointed as President of the Senate, serving as President until 2009. (en)
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  • Member of theMalaysian ParliamentforArau,Perlis
  • 5thMenteri Besar of Perlis
  • President of theMalaysian Senate
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  • Ali Ahmad
  • Md Isa Sabu
  • Syed Hassan Syed Mohamed
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  • (This is a Malay name; the name Pawanteh is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Abdul Hamid.) Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr. Abdul Hamid bin Pawanteh (born 27 July 1944) is a former Malaysian politician. He was the President of the Malaysian Senate from 2003 to 2009, and was the Chief Minister of the State of Perlis from 1986 to 1995. He held these offices as a member of the United Malays National Organisation, the leading party in Malaysia's ruling Barisan Nasional coalition. (en)
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