Abdul Rahman


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Abdul Rahman

 

(full name, Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra al-Haj). Born Feb. 8, 1903. Malaysian political and state figure.

Born into the family of the sultan of Kedah (northern Malaya), Abdul Rahman studied at Cambridge University. During the Japanese occupation (December 1941–45), he served in the sultanate administration in Kedah. From 1951 he was president of the United Malay National Organization (UMNO), the leading party of the Malay bourgeoisie and feudal landlord circles. In 1955 he became chairman of the Malayan Alliance Party, which was the union of the three strongest bourgeois parties of Malaya—UMNO, the Malayan Chinese Association, and the Malayan Indian Congress. Abdul Rahman was chief minister and minister of internal affairs of the Federation of Malaya between 1955 and 1957 and its prime minister and minister of foreign affairs between 1957 and 1963. From September 1963 to 1970 he was prime minister and minister of foreign affairs of the federated state of Malaysia. Until 1971 he was leader of the Alliance Party of Malaysia, which includes, along with the Malayan Alliance Party, the Sarawak Alliance Party and the Sabah Alliance Party.

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'Immediately after the DAP political retreat last year shortly before the 14th general election, Lim brazenly announced that if PH wins, they will give justice to Sabah and Sarawak which was supposedly mistreated by BN,' Abdul Rahman said in a statement.
KUFR QADDOUM, Monday, July 15, 2019 (WAFA) -- Abdul Rahman Ishtaiwi's day could have ended happily as it began.
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Also the director of Health Dr Abdul Rahman Jarallah, Director General of Zaidi Directorate Abdul Rahman al- Mansb and Director of Epidemiological Surveillance Check the level of services at the Zaidi Hospita and center for treatment of diarrhea in the hospital.
"About 15 years back, they moved me to Emirates Transport." Abdul Rahman, who has four sons, said he is all set to go back home by the end of this month.
Talking to a visiting delegation of Pakistan Ulema Council, Mashaykh and journalists of Pakistan here on Tuesday, Imam-e-Harmain Al-Sharifain Al-Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais stressed that unity of Muslim Ummah is need of the hour to contain prevailing challenges of Muslim countries.
Recalling his meeting with Sheikh Mohammad Bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani in New York on the side-lines of 73rd United Nations General Assembly last month, the foreign minister reiterated his request for fast tracking the recruitment process for import of more Pakistani workers by Qatar.
Abdul Rahman, the former HR Manager at ME[micro]venpick Hotel City Star Jeddah, is a prime example of this successful strategy in action.
Officials in political administration at Khar headquarter of Bajaur Agency informed that Malik Abdul Rahman was on his way to Khar when his motorcar was targeted by an IED at Gatt Agra village.
The company results were announced after a meeting of its board of directors presided over by chairman Sheikh Abdul Rahman bin Mohamed bin Jabor al-Thani.
General Abdul Rahman Bin Saleh Al-Bunyan, Chief of General Staff Royal Saudi Armed Forces conferred the coveted award on the Air Chief in a grand investiture ceremony.
DAMAN DISTRICT: Mawlawi Abdul Rahman started his motorcycle for the two-hour journey back home.