Abdul Rahim Bakri

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Abdul Rahim Bakri

عبدالرحيم بن بكري
Deputy Minister of Finance I
Assumed office
10 March 2020
Prime MinisterMuhyiddin Yassin
MinisterTengku Zafrul Aziz
Preceded byAmiruddin Hamzah
Deputy Minister of Defence
In office
16 May 2013 – 29 July 2015
MonarchAbdul Halim
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
MinisterHishammuddin Hussein
Preceded byAbdul Latiff Ahmad
Succeeded byMohd Johari Baharum
Deputy Minister of Transport
In office
10 April 2009 – 15 May 2013
Serving with Robert Lau Hoi Chew (2009–2010)
Jelaing Mersat (2010–2013)
MonarchMizan Zainal Abidin
Abdul Halim
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
MinisterOng Tee Keat (2009–2010)
Kong Cho Ha (2010–2013)
Preceded byLajim Ukin
Succeeded byAbdul Aziz Kaprawi
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
19 March 2008 – 9 April 2009
MonarchMizan Zainal Abidin
Abdul Halim
Prime MinisterAbdullah Ahmad Badawi
MinisterRais Yatim
Preceded byJoseph Salang Gandum
Succeeded byA. Kohillan Pillay
Lee Chee Leong
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Kudat
Assumed office
21 March 2004
Preceded byPosition established
Majority6,748 (2004)
9,895 (2008)
12,376 (2013)
1,359 (2018)
Personal details
Abdul Rahim bin Bakri

(1961-04-11) 11 April 1961 (age 59)
Crown Colony of North Borneo (now Sabah, Malaysia)
Political partyMalaysian United Indigenous Party (BERSATU) (since 2019)
Independent (IND)
United Malays National Organisation (UMNO)
(till 2018)
Other political
Muafakat Nasional (MN) (since 2020)
Perikatan Nasional (PN) (since 2020)
Pakatan Harapan (PH) (2019-2020)
Barisan Nasional (BN) (till 2018)

Datuk Haji Abdul Rahim bin Bakri (Jawi: عبدالرحيم بن بكري; born 11 April 1961) is a Malaysian politician who has served as the Deputy Minister of Finance I in the Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration under Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and Minister Tengku Zafrul Aziz since March 2020. He also served as the Deputy Minister of Defence, Deputy Minister of Transport and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration under Prime Minister Najib Razak and Ministers Rais Yatim, Ong Tee Keat, Kong Cho Ha and Hishammuddin Hussein from March 2008 to May 2013. He has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Kudat since March 2008. He has also been a member of the Malaysian United Indigenous Party (BERSATU) since 2019.[1] He had earlier left United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) in the then-opposition Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition in 2018.[2]

Abdul Rahim was elected to federal Parliament in the 2004 general election.[3] Since 2008 he had been a deputy minister in the former ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) government till 2018.[4] In April 2008, he was appointed as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs,[5] and was appointed Deputy Minister of Transport in April 2009.[6] He was again moved, this time being appointed as the Deputy Minister of Defence, after the 2013 election.[7]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: P167 Kudat, Sabah[3][8]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2004 Abdul Rahim Bakri (UMNO) 13,236 56.61% Abdul Rahman Sedik (IND) 6,488 27.75%
2008 Abdul Rahim Bakri (UMNO) 17,634 69.50% Yahya Othman (PKR) 7,739 30.50%
2013 Abdul Rahim Bakri (UMNO) 21,883 60.2% Rahimah Majid (PKR) 9,507 26.2%
2018 Abdul Rahim Bakri (UMNO) 18,503 35.4%2 Sh. Azman Sh. Along (WARISAN) 17,144 32.8%2
Table excludes votes for candidates who finished in third place or lower.
2 Different % used for 2018 election.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Mazwin Nik Anis and Joseph Kaos Jr (15 March 2019). "Six Sabah reps who jumped from Umno get Bersatu cards". The Star. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  2. ^ Muguntan Vanar, Stephanie Lee and Natasha Joibi (12 December 2018). "Sabah Umno exodus sees nine of 10 Aduns, five of six MPs leave". The Star. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 18 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout (including votes for candidates not listed).
  4. ^ "Abdul Rahim bin Bakri, Y.B. Datuk Haji". Parliament of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 29 January 2011. Retrieved 11 March 2010.
  5. ^ "Deputy ministers chosen". The Star. 19 April 2008. Retrieved 11 March 2010.
  6. ^ "Najib Announces 28-member Cabinet". Bernama. 9 April 2008. Archived from the original on 22 June 2011. Retrieved 11 March 2010. (subscription required)
  7. ^ "The complete list of Ministers and Deputy Ministers in Najib's new Cabinet". ABN News. 15 May 2013. Archived from the original on 2 November 2014. Retrieved 3 November 2014.
  8. ^ "Sabah [Parliament Results]". The Star. Archived from the original on 18 May 2018. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  9. ^ "SEMAKAN PENERIMA DARJAH KEBESARAN, BINTANG DAN PINGAT". Prime Minister's Department (Malaysia). Retrieved 25 October 2018.