Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar

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Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar

15th Menteri Besar of Terengganu
Assumed office
10 May 2018
MonarchMizan Zainal Abidin
Preceded byAhmad Razif Abdul Rahman
ConstituencyRu Rendang
Member of the Terengganu State Legislative Assembly
for Ru Rendang
Assumed office
10 May 2018
Preceded byAbdul Hadi Awang PAS
Majority6,028 (2018)
Personal details
Born (1970-11-16) 16 November 1970 (age 48)
Jerteh, Besut, Terengganu
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyPan-Malaysian Islamic Party
Spouse(s)Tuan Faizah Tuan Abdul Rahman
Alma materUniversity of Leeds
National University of Malaysia
OccupationPolitician, aerospace engineering expert

Professor Dr. Ahmad Samsuri bin Mokhtar has been the Menteri Besar of the Malaysian state of Terengganu since 10 May 2018.[1] He took over the office from Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman after Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) won a two-thirds majority at the State Legislative Assembly in the recent general election, which enabled PAS to form a new government.

Education Background[edit]

● PhD (Aeroengine Ignition and Combustion, High Altitude Engine Failure), School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, UK (2001).[2]

● Masters of Science in Combustion and Energy. Centre for Combustion Studies, University of Leeds, UK (1996).

● BEng in Mechanical and Materials Engineering Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia (1993).

Election results[edit]

Terengganu State Legislative Assembly: N19 Ru Rendang (P37 Marang)[3][4]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2018 Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar (PAS) 13,851 53.30% Nik Dir Nik Wan Ku (UMNO) 7,823 30.10% 22,728 6,028 87.40%
Zarawi Sulong (AMANAH) 729 2.80%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ahmad Samsuri MB Terengganu baru". HM Online (in Malay). 10 May 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  2. ^ YAACOB, WAN NORDIN WAN. "Dr Ahmad Samsuri sah MB Terengganu". harakahdaily.net. Retrieved 19 May 2018.
  3. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  4. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
Political offices
Preceded by
Abdul Hadi Awang
Menteri Besar of Terengganu
2018 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent