Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
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1974-ca.78 Acting National President of the National Front Party Chow Pow Kheng (Rosemary Chong)
1999- President of the Parti
Keadilan Nasional (National Justice Party) Datin Seri Dr.
Wan Azizah Wan Ismael
2008 Leader of the Parliamentary Opposition
Her full name is Datin Seri Dr. Wan Azizah binti Wan Ismael. She took over as leader of the oppositon and founded the PPN-party after the imprisonment of her husband Anwar Ibrahim. The party's only MP 2004-08 and 2008 official leader of the 3 opposition parties until she resigned from parliament to let her husband run in a by-election. In 2014 she was the official candidate for Chief Mininister of the Selangor State, and had the backing of the majority of itīs members, but the Sultan chose a man from the party allicance.
2010- President of the Parti Punjabui Malaysia (PPM) Dr Susheel Kaur
2010- Vice-President of the Parti
Keadilan Nasional (National Justice Party) Nurul Izzah Anwar
MP from 2008. She is daughter of former Minister and opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim and Party President Wan Azziah Wan. Married and mother of 2 children. (b. 1980-)
Last update 25.12.14