In 1963, the Chief Minister of Sarawak is the head of the executive branch of the State Government in Sarawak. The Chief Minister is appointed by the Yang di-Pertua Negeri, Governor of Sarawak, from the state’s Legislative Council.
The Dewan Undangan Negeri of Sarawak on 15th February 2022 passed several amendment to the constitution of the State of Sarawak. Amongst those amendment is that the term "Chief Minister" is to be restyled to "Premier".
Effective on 1st March of 2022. The Chief Minister of Sarawak addressed as the "Premier of Sarawak" and the Office of Chief Minister referred to "Office of the Premier of Sarawak".