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Johor Bahru City Council (MBJB; Malay: Majlis Bandaraya Johor Bahru) is a local council which administrates Johor Bahru city centre and other areas of the Iskandar Malaysia area in Johor, Malaysia. This agency is under Johor state government. MBJB are responsible for public health and sanitation, waste removal and management, town planning, environmental protection and building control, social and economic development and general maintenance functions of urban infrastructure. The MBJB main headquarters is located at Jalan Dato' Onn in Johor Bahru city centre.

Johor Bahru City Council

Majlis Bandaraya Johor Bahru
Local Government Act 1976
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Dato' Haji A. Rahim bin Haji Nin, DMIJ Since 30 July 2006
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Political groups
Length of term
July 2018-December 2019
Berkhidmat, Berbudaya, Berwawasan
Meeting place
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Bangunan MBJB, Jalan Dato' Onn, Johor Bahru
Previously known as Majlis Perbandaran Johor Bahru or Johor Bahru Municipal Council until 1993



Formerly known as Majlis Perbandaran Johor Bahru (MPJB) (Johor Bahru Municipal Council). Johor Bahru was granted a city status on 1 January 1994.

President/Mayors of Johor Bahru (Datuk Bandar)Edit

# Name of President/Mayors In office
1. Datuk. Haji Tunku Ahmad Ibrahim Tunku Jefri Ahmad Ismail 1977-1984
2. Datin Aminah Azizah Mariam 1984-1984
3. Dato' Ashari Rafael 1984-1993
4. Dato' Hashim Yahya 1994 – 2000
5. Datuk Johari Suratman 2000 – 2003 [1]
5. Datuk Wahid Dahlan 2003 – 2007 [2]
6. Dato' Dato' Haji Abdul Latiff Yusof 2007 - 2007
7. Dato' Naim Nasir 2007 – 2009
8. Haji Mohd Jaffar Awang 2009 - 2011
9. Haji Burhan Amin 2011 - 2013
10. Dato' Haji Ismail Karim 2013 - 2014
11. Dato' Haji Abdul Rahman Mohamed Dewam 2014 - 2015
12. Haji A. Rahim Bin Haji Nin 2015 - Present

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Mayor of Johor Bahru (Datuk Bandar)Edit

Tuan Haji Amran bin A. Rahman



Deputy SecretaryEdit

Hajah Nazatul Shima

Lion Administration areasEdit

Branch officeEdit


  1. ^ Carol Murugiah, JB–the tropical garden city: Reowned as shopper's haven with new malls, pg 4, 8 April 2001, New Sunday Times Special (Sultan of Johor's Birthday)
  2. ^ Wahid appointed new JB Datuk Bandar ..PX: Wahid: Vast experience., 8 February 2003, New Straits Times

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