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Dato' Haji Hassan Bin Taib

Translation by Syed Zulfilda S.M. Noor


Dato' Hj. Hassan Taib was born on 18 May 1949 in Alor Star, Kedah. He received his primary education at Sekolah Kebangsaan Melayu Derga (Derga Malay Primary School) from 1956 until 1959. A year later, he went to Sekolah Tunku Abdul Halim until 1962. In 1963, he continued his secondary education at Sultan Abdul Hamid College until 1969. After achieving excellent results, he has offered a place to futher his studies at University of Malaya in 1970 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honours. In 1979, his love for the pursuit of knowledge took him to a higher level at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Career :

  • Assistant Land Revenue Collector Kota Star (1973-1976)
  • Assistant Secretary Kedah State Executive Council (1977-1978)
  • Secretary State Executive Council and Kedah State Assembly (1978-1979)
  • Administrative Officer State Public Works Department (1979-1980)
  • Chief Assistant Kedah State Secretary (Housing) (1980-1981)
  • Secretary Kota Star Municipal Council (1981-1982)
  • President Kuala Muda District Council (1982-1983)
  • Chief Assistant Kedah State Secretary (Service Branch) (1983-1984)
  • Chief Assistant Kedah State Secretary (Housing) (1984-1987)
  • Land Administrator Kubang Pasu Districts
  • Districts Officer Kota Star
  • Deputy Kedah State Secretary (Administration)
  • Director, Kedah Lands and Mineral Resources Office
  • State Financial Officer

Involvements in Social and Professional Organisations :

  • Member Persatuan Seni Silat Gayung Malaysia
  • Member Islamic Youth Council of Malaysia (ABIM)
  • Member Islamic Welfare Association of Malaysia (PERKIM)
  • President Islamic Welfare Association of Lorong Titi Siam , Alor Star
  • Committee member Pembangunan Masjid Sultanah Bahiyah, Alor Star

In recognition of achievements and contributions, he was bestowed the medal Bintang Cemerlang Kedah (B.C.K), Pingat Jubli Perak Kedah (P.J.P), Dato' Setia Diraja Kedah (D.S.D.K), Ahli Mahkota Kedah (A.M.K) and Ahli Mangku Negara (A.M.N).

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