|5th [[President of the Prosperous Justice Party]]|
February 1, 2013
|Preceded by||Luthfi Hasan Ishaaq|
|Deputy Speaker of the People's Representative Council|
October 1, 2009 – February 1, 2013
|Succeeded by||Sohibul Iman|
7 December 1968 |
|Political party||Prosperous Justice Party|
|Spouse(s)||Anaway Irianty Mansyur
Muhammad Anis Matta (born 7 December 1968 at Bone, Southern Sulawesi) is a Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) politician. He was the secretary-general of PKS for four consecutive terms (1998 - 2013) before he was appointed as the party's president.
Early life and education
Anis's national political career began when he was elected member of the People's Representative Council for 2004-2009. Before he was elected, he was the Secretary General of PKS for two terms, 2003-2005 and 2005-2010. Anis was the Deputy Speaker of the People's Representative Council for 2009-2014, but resigned on February 1, 2013 to become the President of PKS. He replaced Luthfi Hasan Ishaaq, who was convicted of corruption.
Before Anis entered politics, he was a member of the Muhammadiya Hikma Assembly.
Anis married Anaway Irianty Mansyur. The couple produced seven children. His decision to take a second wife, Szilvi Fabula, a young girl from Hungary in 2006 has led to controversy over polygamy. With his second wife he has had three children.
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- "Anis Matta resmi Presiden PKS" (in Indonesian). Antara. February 1, 2013. Retrieved July 11, 2013.
- Nurfika Osman, 'LS chief's polygamy turns off voters', The Jakarta Post, 5 January 2014.
Luthfi Hasan Ishaaq
|President of Prosperous Justice Party
1 February 2013 - present
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