Abdul Manan Ismail

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Abdul Manan Ismail
Member of Parliament
for Paya Besar, Pahang
In office
Preceded bySiti Zaharah Sulaiman
Succeeded byMohd Shahar Abdullah
Majority8,503 (2008)
7,715 (2013)
Member of the Pahang State Legislative Assembly
for Panching
In office
Preceded byNew constituency
Succeeded byMohd Zaili Besar
Majority3,747 (2004)
Personal details
Born(1948-06-28)28 June 1948
Pahang, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
Died12 February 2018(2018-02-12) (aged 69)
Taman Melawati, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Political partyUMNOBarisan Nasional
ResidenceTaman Melawati, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Dato' Haji Abdul Manan bin Ismail (28 June 1948 – 12 February 2018) was a Malaysian politician. He was the Member of Parliament for the Paya Besar constituency in Pahang. He is a member of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) major component party in the previous governing Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition.[1]

Abdul Manan served was a long-serving private secretary to Najib Razak while the latter was a federal minister.[2] In 2004 general election, he was elected to the Pahang State Legislative Assembly, representing the constituency of Panching.[3]

In the 2008 general election, Abdul Manan contested the Paya Besar parliamentary constituency, replacing former government minister Siti Zaharah Sulaiman as UMNO's nominee for the seat.[3] Abdul Manan won the seat, defeating Mohd Jafri Ab Rashid of the People's Justice Party (PKR) by an 8,503 majority.[4] In 2010 he was appointed chairman of the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia, and in 2013 general election he retained his parliamentary seat with a margin of 7,715 votes.[2]


Abdul Manan died on February 12, 2018 at the age of 69 of suspected heart attack after falling in a bathroom.[5]

Election results[edit]

State Assembly of Pahang: N19 Panching, P84 Paya Besar.[4]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct Majority
2004 Abdul Manan Ismail (UMNO) 7,527 66% Yusof Embong (PAS) 3,780 33% 3,747
Parliament of Malaysia: P84 Paya Besar, Pahang[4]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct Majority
2008 Abdul Manan Ismail (UMNO) 19,355 63% Mohd Jafri Ab Rashid (PKR) 10,852 35% 8,503
2013 Abdul Manan Ismail (UMNO) 23,747 58% Murni Hidayah Anuar (PKR) 16,032 39% 7,715


  1. ^ "Abdul Manan bin Ismail, Y.B. Dato' Haji" (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Retrieved 11 July 2010.
  2. ^ a b "YB Dato' Haji Abdul Manan Ismail". MyIPO. Archived from the original on 24 October 2014. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Pahang BN To Field 30 Percent New Faces". Berita Wilayah. Bernama. 22 February 2008. Archived from the original on 22 June 2011. Retrieved 11 July 2010.
  4. ^ a b c "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 6 September 2011. Retrieved 11 July 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  5. ^ "Ahli Parlimen Paya Besar meninggal dunia". Sinar Harian. 12 February 2018. Retrieved 13 February 2018.