Abu Zahar Ujang

Tan Sri Abu Zahar bin Dato' Nika Ujang is a Malaysian politician. He was the President of the Dewan Negara and is a former member of the Dewan Rakyat for the seat of Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan.[1]

Abu Zahar Ujang
President of the Dewan Negara
In office
26 April 2010  25 April 2016
Preceded byWong Foon Meng
Succeeded byVigneswaran Sanasee
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan
In office
Preceded byNapsiah Omar (UMNO―BN)
Member of the Negeri Sembilan State Assembly
for Pilah
In office
Personal details
Abu Zahar bin Ujang

Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
Political partyUnited Malay National Organisation (UMNO)―Barisan Nasional

Abu Zahar served in the State Assembly of Negeri Sembilan from 1986 to 1995, before being a member of federal Parliament from 1995 to 1999. After retiring, he became president of the Council of Former Elected Representatives (Mubarak).[2]

He was sworn in as President of the Senate on 26 April 2010.[1]

Election results

Parliament of Malaysia: Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan[3]
Year Barisan Nasional Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
1995 Abu Zahar Ujang (UMNO) 24,485 82% Mohd Yusof Abd Malik (S46) 3,885 13%
State Assembly of Negeri Sembilan: Pilah[3]
Year Barisan Nasional Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
1986 Abu Zahar Ujang (UMNO) 4,824 62% Tong Kin Chong (DAP) 2,316 30%
1990 Abu Zahar Ujang (UMNO) 6,135 65% Abu Samail Katas (S46) 2,955 32%


Honour of Malaysia


  1. Lee Yuk Peng (26 April 2010). "Abu Zahar sworn in as Senate president". The Star. Archived from the original on 29 April 2010. Retrieved 26 April 2010.
  2. "Former Mubarak president Abu Zahar is new Senate president". The Star. 26 April 2010. Archived from the original on 27 April 2010. Retrieved 7 June 2010.
  3. "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 6 September 2011. Retrieved 26 April 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  4. "Semakan Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat".
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