Malaysia: Penang Governor's Birthday

The Penang Governor’s Birthday is observed on the second Saturday of July every year. Penang is one of the four states in Malaysia that do not have a hereditary head of state. The governor or Tuan Yang Terutama is appointed by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.

The current Governor of Penang is Tun Dato’ Seri Utama Haji Abdul Rahman bin Haji Abbas. He is on his seventh term in office. He was first appointed the seventh Yang DiPertua Negeri or Governor of Penang in 2001. His reappointments were in 2005, 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2015.