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Biography for Mahathir Mohamad

Title: Adviser, Petrolium Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), Chairman, Yayasan Kepimpinan Perdana.
Date of Birth: 1925-12-20
Nationality: Malaysia
Spouse: Name: Married to Tun Dr. Siti Hasmah bt. Haji Mohamed Ali
Children: Name: seven children
Education: Malay School, Seberang Perak, Alor Setar, Kedah, 1930  Sultan Abdul, Hamid College, Alor Setar, Kedah, Senior Cambridge, 1945             King Edward VII College of Medicine, University of Malaya, Singapore. M.B.B.S.  1947-1952   Attended Harvard Seminar on International Affairs, 1967
Professional Career: 1953-1957, Medical Officer in Kedah Government. 1957, Left Government to set up his own practice in Alor Setar. 1964-1978, Member of Parliament for Kota Star Selatan, Kedah. 1973, Senator, Malaysian Parliament. 1974, Minister, Ministry of Education. 1974-2004, Member of Parliament for Kubang Pasu, Kedah. Mar 5, 1976- Jul 1981, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia. Jan 1, 1978-  Jul 1981 Minister, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Jul 16, 1981- Oct 31, 2003  Prime Minister of Malaysia. After 22 years as Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad handed over the premiership to his deputy Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi Jul 16, 1981 Minister of Home Affairs. Jul 18, 1981- 1986 Minister, Ministry of Defence. Sep 1998, PM Mahathir took over as the Finance Minister I after he sacked Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. Sep 1998- Jan 1999 Finance Minister I, Finance Ministry. Jan 9, 1999 Mahathir handed over the Ministry of Home Affairs to the newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi. Jun 2001 Special Functions Minister. Jun 2001- Oct 31, 2003 Minister, Ministry of Finance. Aug 2001, Appointed Governor for Malaysia, Islamic Development Bank (IDB). Jun 22, 2002 In his winding-up speech on the final day of the 56th UMNO annual assembly, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamad shocked the nation when he announced his intention to resign from all political and Government posts. (Retracted his decision to resign after appeals by UMNO Supreme Council members) Nov 2003, Adviser, Petrolium Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS). Nov 2003, Adviser, Langkawi Development Authority (LADA). Nov 2003, Adviser, Tioman Development Authority (TDA). Apr 1, 2004, Appointed as the Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP). Apr, 2004, Appointed as Adviser for Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Berhad (Proton).
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