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Ismail Mohamed Said

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Ismail Mohamed Said
إسماعيل بن محمد سعيد
Ismail in 2021
Deputy Minister of Home Affairs I
In office
30 August 2021 – 24 November 2022
Serving with Jonathan Yasin (Deputy Minister of Home Affairs II)
Prime MinisterIsmail Sabri Yaakob
MinisterHamzah Zainuddin
Preceded byHimself
Succeeded byShamsul Anuar Nasarah
(Deputy Minister of Home Affairs)
ConstituencyKuala Krau
In office
10 March 2020 – 16 August 2021
Serving with Jonathan Yasin (Deputy Minister of Home Affairs II)
Prime MinisterMuhyiddin Yassin
MinisterHamzah Zainuddin
Preceded byAzis Jamman
(Deputy Minister of Home Affairs)
Succeeded byHimself
ConstituencyKuala Krau
Deputy Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat
In office
24 June 2013 – 10 May 2018
Serving with Ronald Kiandee
MonarchsAbdul Halim
Muhammad V
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
SpeakerPandikar Amin Mulia
Preceded byWan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar
Succeeded byNga Kor Ming
ConstituencyKuala Krau
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Kuala Krau
In office
21 March 2004 – 19 November 2022
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byKamal Ashaari
Majority7,351 (2004)
5,265 (2008)
6,205 (2013)
2,876 (2018)
Faction represented in Dewan Rakyat
2004–2022Barisan Nasional
Other roles
2010–2013Chairman of the Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional
Personal details
Ismail bin Mohamed Said

(1965-09-07) 7 September 1965 (age 58)
Pahang, Malaysia
Political partyUnited Malays National Organisation (UMNO)
Other political
Barisan Nasional (BN)
SpouseNor Azimah Abd Mubin
Alma materNational University of Malaysia
Universiti Utara Malaysia

Ismail bin Mohamed Said (Jawi: إسماعيل بن محمد سعيد; born 7 September 1965) is a Malaysian politician who served as the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs I for two terms; first under former Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and former Minister Hamzah Zainuddin, and then under former Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and former Minister Hamzah Zainuddin. Member of Parliament (MP) for Kuala Krau from March 2004 to November 2022, the Deputy Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat in the BN administration from under former Prime Minister Najib Razak and former Speaker Pandikar Amin Mulia from June 2013 to May 2018. He is a member of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), a component party of the BN coalition.[1] He is also former Chairman of the Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN).

Ismail was elected to Parliament in the 2004 election, winning the UMNO-held seat of Kuala Krau, and was re-elected in 2008 and 2013.[2] Before entering Parliament, Ismail was an official in UMNO's youth wing and operated a law firm in Temerloh.[3]

As deputy speaker, he rejected the opposition's motion to discuss 1MDB scandal in the Dewan Rakyat, leading to chaos.[4]

Controversies and issues


Mass dumping of food


On 19 April 2024, Ismail admitted that he was responsible of, apologised for, regretted and promised to take full responsibility of the mass dumping of rice, flour and other food items at a garbage disposal site in Temerloh, Pahang after a video showing the food discarded there went viral on social media. Besides, Ismail explained that the items were bought by him using the allocations from the federal and Pahang state governments for the people during his tenure as the Kuala Krau MP. Ismail also shared that he had received complaints that a stench was coming from the storehouse for the food, several dead rats were found and the rice was also contaminated by rice weevils. He had also distributed some of the rice to the poultry farmers and the remainder had been disposed of.[5]

Election results

Parliament of Malaysia[2]
Year Constituency Candidate Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2004 P087 Kuala Krau Ismail Mohamed Said (UMNO) 16,021 64.89% Musaniff Ab Rahman (PAS) 8,670 35.11% 25,220 7,351 80.31%
2008 Ismail Mohamed Said (UMNO) 16,165 59.73% Kamal Ashaari (PAS) 10,900 40.27% 27,594 5,265 80.83%
2013 Ismail Mohamed Said (UMNO) 21,575 58.40% Shahril Azman Abd Halim (PAS) 15,370 41.60% 37,663 6,205 87.58%
2018 Ismail Mohamed Said (UMNO) 18,058 47.14% Kamal Ashaari (PAS) 15,182 39.63% 39,102 2,876 82.73%
Mohd Rafidee Hassim (PPBM) 5,071 13.24%
2022 Ismail Mohamed Said (UMNO) 21,481 44.98% Kamal Ashaari (PAS) 22,505 47.13% 48,448 1,024 78.88%
Juhari Osman (AMANAH) 3,593 7.52%
Shahruddin Md Salleh (PEJUANG) 174 0.36%



Honours of Malaysia



  1. ^ "Ismail bin Haji Mohamed Said, Y.B. Dato' Haji" (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Retrieved 12 July 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Malaysia Decides 2008 (including 2004 results)". The Star (Malaysia). Archived from the original on 11 January 2010. Retrieved 9 January 2010.
  3. ^ "Cool opposition reception good news for BN". Utusan. 20 March 2004. Archived from the original on 1 October 2009. Retrieved 9 January 2010.
  4. ^ "Dewan Rakyat: Chaos after move to discuss 1MDB rejected". Free Malaysia Today. 24 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Former Kuala Krau MP admits to dumping mounds of rice, food items". The Star. 19 April 2024. Retrieved 19 April 2024.
  6. ^ "180 Terima Darjah Kebesaran Sempena Hari Keputeraan Sultan Pahang". www.mstar.com.my. 26 December 2013.