Abdul Rahman Dahlan

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Abdul Rahman Dahlan

عبدالرحمن بن دحلان
Minister in the Prime Minister's Department
Economic Planning Unit
In office
27 June 2016 – 10 May 2018
MonarchAbdul Halim
Muhammad V
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
Preceded byAbdul Wahid Omar
ConstituencyKota Belud
Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government
In office
16 May 2013 – 27 June 2016
MonarchAbdul Halim
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
DeputyHalimah Mohamed Sadique
Preceded byChor Chee Heung
(Housing and Local Government)
Raja Nong Chik Zainal Abidin
(Urban Wellbeing)
Succeeded byNoh Omar
ConstituencyKota Belud
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Kota Belud
In office
2008 – 9 May 2018
Preceded bySalleh Said Keruak
Succeeded byIsnaraissah Munirah Majilis
Majority3,020 (2008)
5,095 (2013)
Personal details
Born
Abdul Rahman bin Dahlan

(1965-11-24) 24 November 1965 (age 53)
Sabah, Malaysia
Political partyUnited Malays National Organisation (UMNO)
Other political
affiliations
Barisan Nasional (BN)
Spouse(s)Norazlina Awang Had
Alma materSonoma State University
OccupationPolitician
Websitewww.rahmandahlan.com
mpkotabelud.blogspot.com

Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Abdul Rahman bin Dahlan (Jawi: عبدالرحمن بن دحلان; born 24 November 1965) is a Malaysian politician. He is the former Minister in the Prime Minister's Department and the Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government. He is also the former Member of Parliament of Malaysia for the Kota Belud constituency in Sabah, representing the United Malay National Organisation (UMNO) party.[1]

Abdul Rahman was elected to Parliament in the 2008 Malaysian general election for the UMNO-held seat of Kota Belud,[2] after UMNO dropped its incumbent member Salleh Tun Said.[3] Before his election he was a party official for UMNO.[4]

On 16 May 2013, after the 13th general elections he was appointed as Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government under the cabinet of Prime Minister Najib Razak.[5] On 28 June 2016, he was appointed to be the Minister in the Prime Minister's Department.

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: P169 Kota Belud, Sabah[2]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2008 Abdul Rahman Dahlan (UMNO) 17,842 52% Saidil @ Saidi bin Simoi (PKR) 14,822 44%
2013 Abdul Rahman Dahlan (UMNO) 21,768 55% Isnaraissah Munirah Majilis (PKR) 16,673 47%
Parliament of Malaysia: P171 Sepanggar, Sabah[6]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2018 Abdul Rahman Dahlan (UMNO) 15,436 24.7%2 Azis Jamman (WARISAN) 28,420 45.5%2
Notes:
Table excludes votes for candidates who finished in third place or lower.
2 Different % used for 2018 election.

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Abdul Rahman bin Haji Dahlan, Y.B. Dato' Haji". Parliament of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 March 2010.
  2. ^ 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).
  3. ^ "Amir Kahar, Salleh axed but 'controversial' Bung included in Umno list". The Star. Star Publications (Malaysia). 22 February 2008. Archived from the original on 22 June 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2010.
  4. ^ "Sabah Umno's new faces vow to work hard". Daily Express (Malaysia). 22 February 2008. Archived from the original on 21 June 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2010.
  5. ^ "Full minister a big responsibility – Abdul Rahman". The Borneo Post. 16 May 2013. Retrieved 18 May 2013.
  6. ^ "Sabah [Parliament Results]". The Star. Archived from the original on 18 May 2018. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  7. ^ "'Strive for people's wellbeing'". Bernama. The Star. 2 February 2017. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
  8. ^ "235 receive state awards from Head of State". Borneo Post. 14 November 2013. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
  9. ^ "Rahman Dahlan heads list of Sabah honours". Avila Geraldine. New Straits Times. 6 October 2017. Retrieved 14 September 2018.

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