Dato' Raja Nong Chik bin Datuk Zainal Abidin is a Malaysian politician and the former Minister of Federal Territories and Urban Well-being. He is a Senator from the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) in the Dewan Negara, the upper house of the Malaysian Parliament.BackgroundRaja Nong Chik was born in the state of Perak in 1953 to a 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.