Ahmad Maslan

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Ahmad Maslan

احمد بن مسلن
Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry
In office
29 July 2015 – 10 May 2018
Serving with Chua Tee Yong
MonarchAbdul Halim
Muhammad V
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
MinisterOng Ka Chuan
Preceded byHamim Samuri
Succeeded byDr. Ong Kian Ming
Deputy Minister of Finance
In office
16 May 2013 – 29 July 2015
Serving with Chua Tee Yong
MonarchAbdul Halim
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
MinisterNajib Razak
Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah
Preceded byAwang Adek Hussin
Succeeded byJohari Abdul Ghani
Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department
In office
10 April 2009 – 15 May 2013
MonarchMizan Zainal Abidin
Abdul Halim
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Pontian
Assumed office
8 March 2008
Preceded byHasni Mohamad (UMNO-BN)
Majority14,444 (2008)
13,727 (2013)
833 (2018)
Personal details
Ahmad bin Maslan

(1966-04-30) 30 April 1966 (age 52)
Benut, Pontian, Johor, Malaysia
Political partyUnited Malays National Organisation (UMNO)
Other political
Barisan Nasional (BN)
Spouse(s)Noraini Sulaiman
Alma materVictoria University of Wellington
National University of Malaysia

Datuk Seri Haji Ahmad bin Maslan (Jawi: احمد بن مسلن; born 30 April 1966) is a Malaysian politician. He is a member of United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), a major component party of the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition. He is the Member of Parliament of Malaysia for the Pontian constituency in the state of Johor since 2008.

Personal life[edit]

Ahmad Maslan is born on 30 April 1966 at Kampung Parit Yusuf, Lubok Sipat, Benut, Pontian, Johor to parents working as rubber tappers. He graduated from the Victoria University of Wellington and received an MBA from the National University of Malaysia. [1]

Ahmad Maslan married Noraini Sulaiman and the couple have three children.[2][3]

Political career[edit]

Ahmad bin Maslan has been the information chief of United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), an appointed party position, from 2009 until 29 January 2016 when he was appointed as the party's new Information Technology (IT) bureau chief.[4]

He was first elected as Member of Parliament in the 2008 general election for the federal seat of Pontian, previously held by Hasni Mohamad of UMNO.[5] In April 2009 he was appointed as a Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department.[6] After successfully defended his seat in 2013 general election, he was picked as the Deputy Finance Minister.[7] On 3 April 2017, he was appointed as Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI).[8] He got reelected in 2018 general election but Barisan Nasional became the opposition coalition.

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: P164 Pontian, Johor[5][9][10][11][12][13][14]
Year Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2008 Ahmad Maslan (UMNO) 23,121 70.48% Mohd Annuar Mohd Salleh (PKR) 8,677 26.45% 32,806 14,444 75.83%
2013 Ahmad Maslan (UMNO) 27,804 64.92% Haniff @ Ghazali Hosman (PKR) 14,077 32.87% 42,831 13,727 86.30%
2018 Ahmad Maslan (UMNO) 21,132 46.21% Karmaine Sardini (PPBM) 20,299 44.39% 46,683 833 84.00%
Baharom Mohamad (PAS) 4,295 9.40%


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External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Biodata YB. Datuk Hj. Ahmad Bin Hj. Maslan". Ahmad Maslan Official Blog. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  2. ^ "PM and wife attend wedding of Ahmad Maslan's daughter". The Malay Mail. The Malay Mail. 6 February 2016. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  3. ^ "KETUA PENERANGAN UMNO: DATUK AHMAD MASLAN : MUDA, BIJAK & BERIDEALISME..." (in Malay). Blog Pemuda UMNO Ketereh. 3 May 2009. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  4. ^ RAZAK AHMAD & RAHMAH GHAZALI (29 January 2016). "Annuar Musa appointed Umno info chief, Ahmad Maslan to head IT bureau". The Star. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 2 March 2010.
  6. ^ "Ten Fresh Faces in Najib's Administration". Bernama. 9 April 2009. Retrieved 1 March 2010.
  7. ^ Anisah Shukri and G. Vinod."New cabinet list – who’s in and who’s out", Free Malaysia Today, 15 May 2013. Retrieved on 20 May 2013.
  8. ^ "Ahmad Maslan Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry". The Malaysia Reserve. 3 April 2017. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  9. ^ "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  10. ^ "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  11. ^ "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 March 2017.Results only available for the 2013 election.
  12. ^ "my undi : Kawasan & Calon-Calon PRU13 : Keputusan PRU13 (Archived copy)". www.myundi.com.my. Archived from the original on 31 March 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
  13. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum ke-13". Utusan Malaysia. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  14. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  15. ^ "EPF chairman heads list of award recipients in conjunction with FT day". Fairuz Mohd Shahar. Utusan Malaysia. 31 January 2018. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  16. ^ "Ahmad Maslan terharu terima darjah kebesaran" (in Malay). Utusan Malaysia. 12 October 2009. Retrieved 4 October 2018.