Chief Minister of Sarawak



The Chief Minister of Sarawak is the head of the executive branch of the State Government in Sarawak. The Chief Minister is appointed by the Yang di-Pertua Negeri, Governor of Sarawak, from the state’s Legislative Council.

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There have been five Chief Ministers since the office was created in 1963:

1. Datuk Stephen Kalong Ningkan (1963-1966)
2. Datuk Penghulu Tawi Sli (1966-1970)
3. Tun Datuk Patinggi Abdul Rahman Ya'kub (1970-1981)
4. Tun Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud (1981-2014)
5. YAB Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri (Dr) Haji Adenan Bin Haji Satem (2014-2017)
6. YAB Datuk Amar Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari Bin Tun Abang Haji Openg (2017 - present)