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Mutang Tagal (Politician) Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Career, Net Worth, and More

Mutang Tagal is a Malaysian politician, lawyer, and businessman. He currently holds the position of the 20th President of the Dewan Negara and Senator since February 2024. Previously, he served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bukit Mas from April 1982 to October 1990.


Age-69 years



Born- 5 October 1954


Profession-Politician, Businessman, Lawyer

Political Party-Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB)

Spouse-Ho May Leng



Mutang Tagal’s parents’ information is undisclosed. He belongs to the Lun Bawang ethnic group and is the younger brother of the late Judson Sakai Tagal, who served as the State Assistant Minister of Communications of Sarawak and was a former Member of the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Ba’kelalan until his unfortunate death in a helicopter crash in 2004.


Mutang Tagal is married to Ho May Leng, and the couple has three children together.

Mutang Tagal wife


Mutang Tagal earned a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Malaya and a Master of Business Administration degree from Curtin University, Malaysia.


In the 1982 general election, Mutang embarked on his political career, representing BN as the nominee for the Bukit Mas federal seat. He secured victory uncontested, marking his debut in Parliament. His reelection in 1986 saw him successfully defend the Bukit Mas seat against independent candidate Mohd Bujang Mohd Yassin.

Mutang Tagal career

Beyond politics, Mutang holds various roles, including membership in the Supreme Council of Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) within the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) coalition. Notably, he is the first Dayak and Sarawak indigenous President of the Dewan Negara in Malaysia. Additionally, Mutang is actively engaged in numerous organizations, serving as President of the Orang Ulu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OUCCI) and Vice President of the Sarawak Business Federation (SBF). He also plays significant roles in legal associations and serves as an honorary consul of Romania in Sarawak since January 12, 2017.

Mutang Tagal: Transition to Senate and Presidency of Dewan Negara

On February 15, 2024, Mutang assumed office as a Senator in Parliament. His appointment as the 20th President of the Dewan Negara followed on January 19, 2024, succeeding Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar, who had been appointed as the 8th Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Sarawak.

Mutang Tagal appointment as the 20th President of the Dewan Negara

Net Worth

Mutang Tagal’s estimated net worth stands at 5 million.

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