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Dato' Wira Ku Nahar Bin Ku Ibrahim

Translation by Syed Zulfilda S.M. Noor


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Dato' Wira Ku Nahar was born in Sungai Petani, Kedah on 27 October, 1947. His early education began at Ibrahim Primary School from 1955 to 1960. He continued his studies at Ibrahim Secondary School a year later until 1965. He was offered to further his secondary education at the Sultan Abdul Hamid College for another 2 years. Upon completion, he enrolled in the University of Malaya where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Geography in 1970.


  • State Administrative Cadet, Lands and Mineral Resources Office, Kedah
  • Assistant District Officer, Kulim (1971 -1973)
  • Assistant, Land District Officer 1, Kota Setar (1972)
  • Assistant District Officer, Langkawi (1973)
  • Assistant Director, Kedah Economic Planning Unit (1976)
  • State Administrative Officer, Timescale 1B (1979)
  • Director, Kedah Basin Project (IADP) on contract basis (1982)
  • State Administrative Officer, Superscale G (1984)
  • District Officer, Baling (1990)
  • Acting District Officer, Langkawi (1992)
  • District Officer, Kulim (1994)
  • District Officer, Kuala Muda (1996)
  • District Officer, Kota Setar (1997)
  • Deputy Secretary of State (Development) and also Director Kedah Economic Planning Unit (UPEN) (2001)
  • State Financial Officer (2003)
  • Secretary of State (July 2003)

His contributions led him to be conferred several honorary medals and titles. He was awarded the Bintang Cemerlang Kedah, (B.C.K.), the Kesatria Mangku Negara (K.M.N) , the Dato' Setia Diraja Kedah (D.S.D.K.) and Darjah Kebesaran Gemilang Seri Mahkota Kedah Yang Amat Dihormati (D.G.M.K) by the HRH Sultan of Kedah

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