Che Abdullah Mat Nawi

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Che Abdullah Mat Nawi
Che Abdullah Mat Nawi.jpg
Che Abdullah in 2018
Ministerial roles
2020–2021Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Industries
Exco roles (Kelantan)
2013–2018Chairman of the Agriculture, Agro-based Industry, Biotechnology and Green Technology
Faction represented in Dewan Rakyat
2018–2020Malaysian Islamic Party
2020–Perikatan Nasional
Faction represented in Kelantan State Legislative Assembly
2008–2018Malaysian Islamic Party
Other roles
2021—Chairman of Farmers' Organization Authority (FOA)
Personal details
Born
Che Abdullah bin Mat Nawi

(1960-06-16) 16 June 1960 (age 62)
Pasir Mas, Kelantan, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
CitizenshipMalaysian
Nationality Malaysia
Political partyMalaysian Islamic Party (PAS)
Other political
affiliations
Pakatan Rakyat (PR)
Gagasan Sejahtera (GS)
Perikatan Nasional (PN)
Muafakat Nasional (MN)
SpouseSaleha Yaacob
OccupationPolitician

Dato' Haji Che Abdullah bin Mat Nawi (Jawi چيء عبدﷲ بن محمد نوي) is a Malaysian politician who has served in the government as Chairman of Farmers' Organization Authority (FOA) since September 2021 and Member of Parliament (MP) for Tumpat since May 2018. He served as the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Industries II in the Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration under former Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and former Minister Ronald Kiandee from March 2020 to August 2021. He served as Member of the Kelantan State Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Wakaf Bharu from March 2008 to May 2018. He is a member of the Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS), a component party of the PN coalition.

Politics[edit]

Che Abdullah contested Wakaf Bharu assembly state in Wakaf Bharu in 2008 and re-elected in 2013 general election. He contested Tumpat parliamentary seat in 2018 and won that seat.

At the party level, he is the Secretary of the Kelantan PAS Liaison Agency. He has been the Chairman of the Agriculture, Agro-based Industry, Biotechnology and Green Technology of the State Government of Kelantan.[1]

On 9 March 2020, Muhyiddin Yassin announced that Che Abdullah will be appointed as Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Industries and to be served along with Ahmad Hamzah from Barisan Nasional.

Election results[edit]

Kelantan State Legislative Assembly[2]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2008 N04 Wakaf Bharu, P019 Tumpat Che Abdullah Mat Nawi (PAS) 8,405 52.04% Mohd Rosdi Ab Aziz (UMNO) 7,745 47.96% 16,417 660 85.02%
2013 Che Abdullah Mat Nawi (PAS) 11,515 52.22% Mohd Rosdi Ab Aziz (UMNO) 10,537 47.78% 22,369 978 87.70%
Parliament of Malaysia[3][4]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2018 P019 Tumpat Che Abdullah Mat Nawi (PAS) 47,041 54.33% Wan Johani Wan Hussin (UMNO) 29,541 34.12% 88,733 17,500 79.99%
Nordin Salleh (PPBM) 10,003 11.55%

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maklumat Calon dan Kawasan Pilihan Raya N4 WAKAF BHARU Kelantan - Pilihan Raya Umum ke-14 - Utusan Online". Archived from the original on 9 December 2018. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 14 April 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout, including votes for third parties. Results before 1986 election unavailable.
  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.