BIOGRAPHY ABOUT TUN ABDULLAH BIN HAJI AHMAD BADAWI
Writter: Muhd Khairul Syafiq Bin Noor Khamar
Id card: CPT 107539
Check by: Ms. Noorhayati Mat Yatim
Date: 12 March 2012
Background about Tun Abdullah Bin Haji Ahmad Badawi
Tun Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi is also known as “Pak Lah”. He was born on 26 November 1939 in Kampung Perlis, Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang. The late Datuk Ahmad Badawi or the real name it is, Ahmad Abdullah Fahim is father of Tun Abdullah. He was born on 13 October 1907 at Mecca and he was marrying with Khailan Hassan, mother of Tun Abdullah. Khailan Hassan a girl from Bayan Lepas and was marry with Datuk Ahmad Badawi and have 4 children and Tun Abdullah the first son. Tun Abdullah get the first education since 7 year old at Sekolah Kebangsaan Bertam until 12 year old and then he continue his study at High school Bukit Mertajam until form 5, than he enters to Methodist Boys School at Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang for finish the form 6. Then after he finishes their Higher School Certificate, he furthers their study at Universiti Malaya (UM). In 1965, Tun Abdullah was marrying with his late Datin Seri Endon Dato’ Mahmood. She also known as Kak Endon. She was the first wife of Tun Abdullah and her born on 24 December 1940 in Klang, Selangor. Tun Abdullah and Datin Seri Endon have 2 childern, Datuk Kamaluddin Abdullah and Nori Abdullah. On 20 October 2005, Datin Seri Endon pass away because have breast cancer. Datin Seri Endon was buried at the Muslim cemetery in Taman Selatan, Precinct 20, Putrajaya. After 2 year Tun Abdullah single, he was deciding to find the replacing for late Datin Seri Endon and on 6 June 2007 Tun Abdullah announced the marriage to Jeanne Abdullah at Prime Minister Offices. On 9 June 2007, Tun Abdullah was marrying with Jeanne Abdullah at Seri Perdana and the ceremony is the private ceremony and attended by closes relatives only. Jeanne Abdullah was born on 29 July 1953 in Kuala Lumpur. Before Jeanne Abdullah convert to Islam, she is Roman Catholic and convert to Islam since her 23 years old. Jeanne Abdullah has 2 daughters, Nadiah Kimie and Nadene Kimie from her previous marriage with Othman Mahmood. On 31 October 2003, time 3.10 o’clock, Tun Abdullah Badawi becomes the 5th Prime Minister after Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. Tun Abdullah Badawi was success to bring Malaysia as a peaceful country in under her administration. On 10 July 2008, Tun Abdullah was announced that he want to step down as UMNO President and also as Prime Minister in June 2009. Tun Abdullah give the resign letter to Yang di-Pertuan Agong on 2 April 2009 and officially Najib Bin Tun Abdul Razak become the new Prime Minister and President of UMNO party politics. Position of Tun Abdullah Bin Haji Ahmad Badawi in Society.
Politic Journey in UMNO
Tun Abdullah was involved in UMNO party politics since 1965. The politic journey Tun Abdullah was start since 1979, when Tun Abdullah won his first election for the parliamentary seat of the Kepala Batas Division. In the same year, Tun Abdullah was being a Head of UMNO in Bertam Branch. In 1981, Tun Abdullah was establishing to be a UMNO Supreme Council Member. After 3 year in UMNO Supreme Council Member, Tun Abdullah was establishing again to be a Vice President of UMNO in 1984. Be a Vice President of UMNO, Tun Abdullah has much anticipation because he was against Tun Dr. Mahathir the leadership of UMNO and also the Prime Minister at that time. Mei 2, 1987, Tun Abdullah he in critical situation or know as political wilderness because he get a sabbatical leave from Tun Dr. Mahathir and the time during his 3 years and 9 month. After 3 years and 9 month Tun Abdullah at out of Government, the royalty at UMNO make he back into UMNO in 1990. Tun Abdullah was establishing to be Head of UMNO Delegation to the National Economic Consultative...