Mohamed Khaled Nordin

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Yang Berhormat Datuk Seri
Mohamed Khaled Nordin
Menteri Besar of Johor
Assumed office
14 May 2013
Monarch Ibrahim Ismail
Preceded by Abdul Ghani Othman
Malaysian Minister of Higher Education
In office
18 March 2008 – 3 April 2013
Preceded by Mustapa Mohamed
Malaysian Minister of Entrepreneurial and Cooperative Development
In office
31 March 2004 – 17 March 2008
Succeeded by Noh Omar
Personal details
Born (1958-11-30) 30 November 1958 (age 55)
Muar, Johor
Political party United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) part of Barisan Nasional
Alma mater University of Malaya
Occupation Menteri Besar of Johor, Member of Johor State Assembly
Religion Islam

Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin (born 30 November 1958) is a Malaysian politician who is the current Menteri Besar of Johor. He was the Minister of Higher Education in the Cabinet of Malaysia from 2008 to 2013. He formerly held the post of Minister of Entrepreneur & Cooperative Development from 2004 until the 2008 general election. He is a political member of UMNO and is a member of parliament for the constituency of Pasir Gudang, Johor.

In August 2010 he announced the controversial banning of students in Malaysia from Political Parties.[1]

He studied law at Malaya University in Kuala Lumpur. In 1990, he was elected as a member of parliament from Johor Bahru; he was re-elected from Johor Bahru in 1995 and 1999. In the 2004 general election, he was elected as a Member of Parliament from Pasir Gudang.

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: Pasir Gudang, Johor (P.159)[2]
Year Barisan Nasional Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2004 Mohamed Khaled Nordin (UMNO) 38,123 84% A. Razak Ahmad (PKR) 7,002 15%
2008 Mohamed Khaled Nordin (UMNO) 35,849 65% Mohd. Rizan Mohd. Saman (PKR) 18,568 33%
Johor State Legislative Assembly: Permas, Pasir Gudang (N43,P.159)
Year Barisan Nasional Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2013 Mohamed Khaled Nordin (UMNO) 23,952 57% Syed Othman Bin Abdullah (PAS) 18,200 43%


  1. ^ Karen Chapman. "Students not allowed to be involved in political parties, Cabinet decides (Updated)". 
  2. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 27 May 2010.  Percentage figures based on total turnout.