|Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Industries I|
30 August 2021 – 19 November 2022
Serving with Nik Muhammad Zawawi Salleh
|Prime Minister||Ismail Sabri Yaakob|
10 March 2020 – 16 August 2021
Serving with Che Abdullah Mat Nawi
|Prime Minister||Muhyiddin Yassin|
|Preceded by||Sim Tze Tzin |
(Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry)
|Member of the Malaysian Parliament|
8 March 2008 – 19 November 2022
|Preceded by||Mohammad Said Yusof |
|Member of the Melaka State Legislative Assembly|
24 April 1995 – 8 March 2008
|Preceded by||Arifin Baba |
|Succeeded by||Ghazale Muhamad |
|Majority||4,117 (1995) |
|Exco roles (Malacca)|
|1995–1999||Chairman of the Agriculture and Rural Development|
|1999–2004||Chairman of the Industry, Science and Technology|
|2004–2008||Chairman of the Health, Consumer Affair and Human Resources|
|Faction represented in Dewan Rakyat|
|Faction represented in Malacca State Legislative Assembly|
|Born||27 September 1948|
Malacca, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
|Political party||United Malays National Organisation (UMNO)|
|Barisan Nasional (BN)|
Perikatan Nasional (PN)
Muafakat Nasional (MN)
|Spouse||Zainun Abdul Ghafar|
|Relations||Abdul Ghafar Baba (father-in-law)|
|Alma mater||University of London|
Ahmad bin Hamzah (Jawi: أحمد بن حمزة; born 27 September 1948) is a Malaysian politician who has served as Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Industries I for the second term in the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration under Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and Minister Ronald Kiandee since August 2021. He served his first term in the Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration under former Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and Minister Ronald Kiandee from March 2020 to August 2021, Member of Parliament (MP) for Jasin from March 2008 to November 2022 and Member of the Melaka State Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Serkam from April 1995 to March 2008. He is a member of the United Malay National Organisation (UMNO), a component party of the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition which is aligned with the PN coalition.
Ahmad was elected to federal Parliament in the 2008 election, having been nominated by UMNO to contest the Jasin seat ahead of its incumbent member Mohammad Said bin Yusof. Before entering the federal parliament, Ahmad was previously a three terms member of the Malacca State Legislative Assembly for the seat of Serkam .
|1995||N24 Serkam||Ahmad Hamzah (UMNO)||6,594||72.69%||Md Said Omar (PAS)||2,477||27.31%||9,246||4,117||79.46%|
|1999||Ahmad Hamzah (UMNO)||5,902||59.53%||Halim Ramli (PAS)||4,013||40.47%||10,187||1,889||80.78%|
|2004||N26 Serkam||Ahmad Hamzah (UMNO)||7,344||71.02%||Kamarudin Sedik (PAS)||2,997||28.98%||10,523||4,347||83.52%|
|2008||P139 Jasin, Malacca||Ahmad Hamzah (UMNO)||28,101||64.64%||Zulkefly Othman (PKR)||15,373||35.36%||44,654||12,728||79.57%|
|2013||Ahmad Hamzah (UMNO)||33,736||60.56%||Rahmat Yusof (PKR)||21,973||39.44%||56,856||11,763||88.21%|
|2018||Ahmad Hamzah (UMNO)||26,560||43.00%||Khairuddin Abu Hassan (AMANAH)||26,341||42.65%||62,912||219||85.67%|
|Abdul Alim Shapie (PAS)||8,860||14.35%|
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