Zaharah Ibrahim

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Chief Judge of Malaya

Zaharah Ibrahim was the Chief Judge of Malaya from July 2018 until retiring in Mei 2019. She was then appointed Chairman of Prasarana in November 2019 before being replaced by Tajuddin Abdul Rahman.

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Tan Sri Datin Paduka Zaharah binti Ibrahim hails from Johor Bahru, Johor, and is an alumnus of Universiti Malaya’s Faculty of Law. She has served the justice and legal system in Malaysia since 1977.

In recognition of her service and contributions, Tan Sri Datin Paduka Zaharah was bestowed several awards and accolades: Kesatria Mangku Negara (KMN) in June 1992; Setia Mangku Negara (SMS) in 1996; Dato’ Paduka Mahkota Selangor (DPMS); Darjah Panglima Jasa Negara (PJN) in 2004; and Darjah Panglima Setia Mahkota (PSM) in 2016.

In July 2018, Tan Sri Datin Paduka was appointed the Chief Judge of the High Court of Malaya. She was the second woman in the history of Malaysia’s judiciary to hold that position.


The biography was taken from Prasarana's website

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