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Dato' Paduka Hj. Mohd. Saad Bin Endut
(Dato' Indera Senggara)

Translation by Haji Hashim Bin Samin


He was born in Alor Merah, Alor Setar, Kedah on the 27th of August 1937. He early education was at the Malay School, Alor Merah and proceeded to the Sultan Abdul Hamid College, Alor Setar, Kedah. He then furthered his education at the University of Sydney in Australia, where he obtained his degree in Economics.


  • Assistant District Officer, Kulim
  • Assistant District Officer, Bandar Baharu
  • Assistant Commissioner, Kedah Lands and Mines
  • Registrar of the Kedah Land Titles
  • Land Revenue Collector, Kota Setar
  • District Officer, Padang Terap
  • District Officer, Baling
  • Assistant Senior Officer Rice Price Control
  • Acting District Officer, Kota Setar
  • Director, Kedah Economic Planning Unit
  • Director, Kedah Lands and Mineral Resourses
  • Deputy Secretary of State (Development)
  • State Financial Officer
  • Secretary of State ( 1989 -1992)
  • Chairman, Kedah Public Service Commission

Involvements in Social and Professional Organisations:

  • President, Malaysian Historical Society (Kedah branch)

He was awarded honorary medals and titles for his contributions to the State. Among them were the Dato' Paduka Seri Setia Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah (D.H.M.S.), the Dato' Setia Di Raja Kedah (D.S.D.K.), the Johan Setia Mahkota (J.S.M), the Bintang Cemerlang Kedah (B.C.K.) and the Jaksa Pendamai ( J.P.). He was also awarded the title Dato' Indera Senggara (a titled Dato' of the Orang Besar Enam Belas)

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