|Yang Berhormat Datuk Seri Haji
|Malaysian Minister for Agriculture and Agro-based Industry|
10 April 2009 – 15 May 2013
|Prime Minister||Najib Razak|
|Deputy||Mohd Johari Baharum
Chua Tee Yong
|Preceded by||Mustapa Mohamed|
|Succeeded by||Ismail Sabri Yaakob|
|Malaysian Minister for Entrepreneur and Co-operative Development|
18 March 2008 – 9 April 2009
|Preceded by||Mohamed Khaled Nordin|
|Succeeded by||Ministry abolished|
|Member of the Malaysian Parliament for Tanjong Karang, Selangor|
23 February 1958 |
Selangor, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
|Political party||UMNO – Barisan Nasional|
|Alma mater||Thames Valley University
Datuk Seri Haji Noh bin Omar (born 23 February 1958) is a Malaysian politician. He is the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Tanjong Karang constituency in Selangor, a member of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) party and a former minister in the Malaysia's Barisan Nasional government.
In 2005, while Deputy Minister for Internal Security, Noh made international news for his role in a controversy concerning the alleged mistreatment of an ethnic Chinese woman by Malaysian police. In response to the revelation of mistreatment and protests by the Chinese government, Noh stated "if foreigners think that Malaysia police are brutal, please go back to their own countries and not to stay here". Noh was reprimanded by Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi, and Noh issued an apology for his comments that BBC News described as 'grudging at best'.
Noh was appointed to the federal Cabinet after the 2008 election as Minister for Entrepreneur and Co-operative Development. On 10 April 2009, he was appointed as Minister for Agriculture and Agro-based Industry by Abdullah's successor, Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak. Najib dropped him from the Cabinet after the 2013 election.
|2004||Noh Omar (UMNO)||17,750||65%||Abdul Ghani Samsudin (PAS)||8,742||32%|
|2008||Noh Omar (UMNO)||16,073||55%||Mohamed Hanipa Maidin (PAS)||12,253||42%|
|2013||Noh Omar (UMNO)||20,548||55%||Mohamed Hanipa Maidin (PAS)||16,154||44%||Masrun bin Tamsi (Independent)||340||0.92%|
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