Raja Nong Chik
راج نوڠ چيق بن راج زاينل عابدين
|Minister of Federal Territories and Urban Wellbeing|
10 April 2009 – 15 May 2013
|Monarch||Mizan Zainal Abidin|
|Prime Minister||Najib Razak|
|Preceded by||Zulhasnan Rafique|
|Succeeded by||Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor (Federal Territories)|
Abdul Rahman Dahlan (Urban Wellbeing)
Raja Nong Chik bin Raja Zainal Abidin
14 February 1953
Perak, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
|Political party||United Malays National Organisation (UMNO)|
|Barisan Nasional (BN)|
|Spouse(s)||Nafesah Raja Nong Chik|
|Children||Raja Farhana |
|Alma mater||University of Wales|
Datuk Seri Utama Raja Nong Chik bin Raja Zainal Abidin (Jawi: راج نوڠ چيق بن راج زاينل عابدين; born 14 February 1953) is a Malaysian politician, accountant and the former Minister of Federal Territories and Urban Wellbeing. He was a Senator in the Dewan Negara, the upper house of the Parliament of Malaysia from the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), a component party of the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition.
Raja Nong Chik was born in the state of Perak in 1953 to a royal-linked family of civil servants. His grandfather, Mustafa Albakri was the first chairman of the Election Commission of Malaysia and also Keeper of the Rulers' Seal during the premiership of Tunku Abdul Rahman. His father, Raja Zainal Abidin Raja Tachik was secretary-general in the Ministry of Health under second prime minister Abdul Razak Hussein.
He attended Methodist Boys' School, Kuala Lumpur and later Victoria Institution before studying at the Royal Military College. He obtained his Bachelor of Economics from the University of Wales and is a certified accountant.
Raja Nong Chik began his career as an entrepreneur at the Federal Land Consolidation and Rehabilitation Authority (FELCRA) in 1978. He eventually rose to become executive director at a manufacturing company. As a prominent member in the Malaysian corporate scene, Raja Nong Chik became president of the Bumiputra Manufacturers' and Service Industry Association and also a member of the Malaysia Innovation Council.
He is currently the Patron of Kuala Lumpur FA.
Raja Nong Chik is a member of UMNO from the Lembah Pantai division. He became a Senator in the Dewan Negara in April 2008, and was appointed Federal Territories and Urban Well-being Minister by new prime minister Najib Tun Razak. He resigned from the Dewan Negara in April 2013 to contest in Lembah Pantai constituency in the 13th Malaysian general election, which he lost to incumbent MP Nurul Izzah Anwar, daughter of former deputy prime minister and opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim. In the 14th General Election, he contested the Lembah Pantai seat once again, but lost to Fahmi Fadzil, PKR communications director.
|2013||Raja Nong Chik Zainal Abidin (UMNO)||29,161||48.33%||Nurul Izzah Anwar (PKR)||31,008||51.39%||61,048||1,847||84.30%|
|Rosli Baba (IND)||167||0.28%|
|2018||Raja Nong Chik Zainal Abidin (UMNO)||27,715||41.80%||Fahmi Fadzil (PKR)||33,313||50.24%||66,305||5,598||83.50%|
|Fauzi Abu Bakar (PAS)||5,277||7.96%|
- Malaysia :
- Member of the Order of the Defender of the Realm (AMN) (2000)
- Federal Territory (Malaysia) :
- Negeri Sembilan :
- Knight Commander of the Grand Order of Tuanku Jaafar (DPTJ) - Dato' (2002)
- Profile, Official blog, retrieved 8 June 2010
- Meet Raja Nong Chik the new FT chief Archived 12 April 2009 at the Wayback Machine The Star. 11 April 2009
- First-timer Fahmi: This victory is for the people The Star. 10 May 2018
- "13th MALAYSIAN GENERAL ELECTION". The Star (Malaysia). Retrieved 3 January 2010.
- "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen 2013" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 6 May 2013.[permanent dead link]
- "Some 320 individuals awarded in conjunction with Federal Territories Day". L. Suganya. The Star. 1 February 2014. Retrieved 12 October 2018.