Tajol Rosli Mohd Ghazali

Mohamad Tajol Rosli bin Mohamed Ghazali[1] (Jawi: محمد تاجول روسلي بن محمد غزالي; born 6 November 1944) was the 9th Menteri Besar (Chief Minister) of the state of Perak, Malaysia. He served in that capacity from 1999 to 2008. In 1964, he furthered his studies at the University of Melbourne, Australia in Bachelor of Commerce.

Tajol Rosli Mohd Ghazali

محمد تاجول روسلي بن محمد غزالي
9th Chief Minister of Perak
In office
3 December 1999  16 March 2008
Preceded byRamli Ngah Talib
Succeeded byMohammad Nizar Jamaluddin
ConstituencyN.1 Pengkalan Hulu
Personal details
Mohamad Tajol Rosli bin Mohamed Ghazali

(1944-11-06) 6 November 1944
Lenggong, Perak, British Malaya (now Malaysia)
Political partyUMNO
Spouse(s)Kamariah Mokri

Tajol gave up his positions as Perak Barisan Nasional chief and member of the state Umno liaison committee to then Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on 30 January 2009. Then minister in the Prime Minister's department, Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi became Najib's deputy in Perak.[2]

Tajol received the Panglima Setia Mahkota (P.S.M.) award which carries the title 'Tan Sri' from Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin in conjunction with His Majesty's birthday on 5 June 2010.[3]

Election results

Parliament of Malaysia
Year Constituency Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
1978 P.044 Gerik, Perak Tajol Rosli Mohd Ghazali (UMNO) 9,441 58.94% Mohamad Junid (PAS) 3,599 22.47% Unknown 5,842 Unknown
Fong Cheng Wee (DAP) 2,977 18.59%
1982 Tajol Rosli Mohd Ghazali (UMNO) 13,355 71.97% Hassan bin Hussein (PAS) 5,202 28.03% 19,298 8,153 75.65%
1986 P.049 Gerik, Perak Tajol Rosli Mohd Ghazali (UMNO) 12,039 62.41% Mohd Rus Jaafar (PAS) 4,054 21.02% 19,920 7,985 69.43%
Choo Sing Chye (DAP) 3,197 16.57%
1990 Tajol Rosli Mohd Ghazali (UMNO) 15,578 64.52% Roslan Mohd Latif (S46) 8,565 35.48% 24,957 7,013 72.33%
1995 P.052 Gerik, Perak Tajol Rosli Mohd Ghazali (UMNO) 17,170 71.90% Roslan Mohd Latif (S46) 6,712 28.10% 25,655 10,458 69.94%


Honours of Malaysia


  1. Information and Communications Technology, Bursa Malaysia, MALAKOFF BERHAD, pg 3
  2. Sajahan Waheed and Joseph Sipalan (30 January 2009). "Najib to helm Perak until March polls". New Straits Times. Archived from the original on 11 February 2009. Retrieved 7 June 2010.
  3. "King Presents awards to 39 people at investiture". The Star (Malaysia). 5 June 2010. Archived from the original on 12 June 2010. Retrieved 7 June 2010.
  4. "Semakan Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat".
Political offices
Preceded by
Ramli Ngah Talib
Chief Minister of Perak
1999 – 2008
Succeeded by
Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin

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