Aziz Kaprawi

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Yang Berhormat Datuk
Ab Aziz Kaprawi
MP
Aziz Kaprawi.jpg
Malaysian Minister
Assumed office
16 May 2013
Monarch Abu Bakar
Prime Minister Najib Razak
Constituency Sri Gading
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Sri Gading, Johor
Assumed office
5 May 2013
Preceded by Mohamad Aziz (UMNO – BN)
Personal details
Born Ab Aziz bin Kaprawi
(1959-07-24) 24 July 1959 (age 58)
Batu Pahat, Johor, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
Citizenship Malaysian
Political party UMNO
Other political
affiliations
Barisan Nasional
Spouse(s) Sabariah Tokimin
Children 5
Occupation Politician

Datuk Ab Aziz bin Kaprawi (born 24 July 1959) is a Malaysian politician and Member of Parliament of Sri Gading. He is recently appointed as a Deputy Minister in the Transport Ministry in the new Malaysian cabinet. He is recently being elected as Member of UMNO Supreme Council and Sri Gading Division UMNO Chief

Agricultural Project for Johor[edit]

During his tenure as an Exco in the Johor state executive council he made many positive changes in the industry. Datuk Ab Aziz Kaprawi is also one of the panel for the joint venture project for the 3,642.17ha land agriculture project with JCorp a state owned corporate institution.[1] also the state legislative assembly member for the constituency of Parit Raja. He is also the chairman of the Johor executive council of agriculture and industry

Appointed as the Deputy Minister of Transportation[edit]

Datuk Ab Aziz Kaprawi said that his appointment as the Deputy Transportation Minister was a pleasant surprise as he did not expect to be appointed in any Federal position. However, he did vow to give his best to the people of Malaysia. He is one of the new faces that Prime Minister Najib Razak had personally selected to be in his cabinet. He also said that one of his most challenging task is to address the AES issue and public transportation[2]

Controversy[edit]

In August 2015, Aziz Kaprawi asserted that the 2.6 billion ringgit donation from anonymous sources to Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's personal accounts between March 2013 and February 2015 were part of an effort to fight a global Jewish conspiracy against Malaysia, accusing the leading opposition party Democratic Action Party of being 'based on and funded by the Jews'.[3]

Aziz Kaprawi made an announcement as early in 4 Apr 2015 that VEP (Vehicle entry permit) for vehicle entrying to Malaysia from Singapore to start on 1 Aug,[4] itself already delay from June,[5] delay to 1 Sep, and then to 1 Oct.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zazali Musa."Johor okays 3,642.17ha for farming project", The Star, 30 Januari 2013. 20 May 2013.
  2. ^ News."Deputy ministers vow to give their best in new roles"[permanent dead link], The Star, 16 May 2013. Retrieved on 20 May 2013.
  3. ^ Shukry, Anisah (22 August 2015). "RM2.6 billion for Najib to fight ‘DAP-Jewish’ threat, says Umno leader". The Malaysian Insider. Archived from the original on 23 August 2015. Retrieved 22 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "RM20 VEP charge to start in August, says deputy minister". Retrieved 2015-09-02. 
  5. ^ "RM20 VEP for Singapore cars - Nation | The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 2015-09-02. 
  6. ^ "VEP fee to be imposed on Singapore vehicles from Oct 1 - Nation | The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 2015-09-02.