Mas Ermieyati Samsudin

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Mas Ermieyati Samsudin

مس ارميايياتي بنت شمس الدين
Deputy Minister of Entrepreneur Development And Co-operatives
Assumed office
10 March 2020
Prime MinisterMuhyiddin Yassin
MinisterWan Junaidi bin Tuanku Jaafar
Preceded byMohd Hatta Ramli
ConstituencyMasjid Tanah
Deputy Minister of Tourism and Culture
In office
29 July 2015 – 10 May 2018
MonarchAbdul Halim
Muhammad V
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
MinisterMohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz
Preceded byJames Dawos Mamit as Deputy Minister of Tourism
Joseph Salang Gandum as Deputy Minister of Information, Communication and Culture I
Maglin Dennis D'Cruz as Deputy Minister of Information, Communication and Culture II
Succeeded byMuhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik as Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture
ConstituencyMasjid Tanah
Women's Youth Chief of United Malays National Organisation
In office
12 October 2013 – 25 June 2018
PresidentNajib Razak
DeputyZahida Zarik Khan
Preceded byRosnah Shirlin
Succeeded byZahida Zarik Khan
ConstituencyMasjid Tanah
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Masjid Tanah
Assumed office
5 May 2013
Preceded byAbu Seman Yusop (UMNOBN)
Majority16,200 (2013)
8,159 (2018)
Personal details
Mas Ermieyati binti Samsudin

(1976-11-13) 13 November 1976 (age 43)
Malacca General Hospital, Malacca, Malaysia
Political partyBERSATU (2019-present)
Independent (2018)
UMNO (2001-2018)
Other political
Muafakat Nasional (MN) (2020- )
Perikatan Nasional (PN) (2020- )
Pakatan Harapan (PH) (2019-2020)
Barisan Nasional (BN) (2001-2018)
Spouse(s)Mohd. Helmy Abd. Talib
Children4 (Haiqal, Hakim, Hafiy and Hasif)
Alma materNational University of Malaysia

Datuk Wira Hajah Mas Ermieyati binti Samsudin (Jawi: مس ارميايياتي بنت شمس الدين) is a Malaysian politician, and currently serving as Deputy Minister of Entrepreneur Development And Co-operatives since 10 March 2020. She is also a Member of Parliament for Masjid Tanah, Malacca since 2013.[1][2] She was the former Deputy Minister of Tourism and Culture and Chief of the Woman's Youth (Puteri) of United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), a major component of Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition. She resigned from UMNO to be an Independent politician after the 2018 general election.[3] Presently she is a member of the Malaysian United Indigenous Party or Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (BERSATU), a component of Perikatan Nasional (PN) coalition since 2020.[4][5]

Early life[edit]

She was born on 13 November 1976 at the Malacca General Hospital and is the 2nd child of Hjh Salbiah Ahmad and Hj Samsudin Md Ali. Raised in Malacca and earned an early education at Methodist Girls School (2) Tengkera, Melaka and Sekolah Kebangsaan Ramuan China Besar, Masjid Tanah Melaka. She then received an offer to Full Boarding School, Tun Fatimah School, Johor Bahru (1989-1993) and further her studies at Law Matriculation and Law Degree in UKM, Bangi, Selangor. She married Mohd Helmy Abd Talib and blessed with 4 sons that are Haiqal, Hakim, Hafiy and Hasif.


After graduating from the Law Degree in UKM, she started her career as an advocate and solicitor at lawyer Khairul Latif & Associates and Adillah A. Nordin. In 2004, with two partners, Mohd Khairul Nizam Abd Kadir and Desmond Ho Chee Cheong opened his own legal firm, Messrs. Ermiey Nizam & Ho. The same time of interest in volunteer work is well-suited to the soul. Since school age and as early as 15, she has been active with the Association of Youth Movement 4B (GB4B). She is currently the Member of the GB4B Malaysia Top Council Member.


Early involvement[edit]

She was involved in politics since becoming a lawyer in 2001 when the third UMNO wing of PUTERI was agreed by the UMNO President to be established throughout the country. This time she was offered a seat in the sponsorship committee at Alor Gajah. In 2003, she became the Chairwoman of PUTERI UMNO Division of Alor Gajah and the Head of PUTERI State of Melaka (new delineation of 2004 changed to the Masjid Tanah Division) for 10 years until 2013 and during the same period, she was also EXCO PUTERI UMNO Malaysia.

General Election 2013[edit]

In 2013 General Election YB Datuk Wira Mas Ermieyati was elected to represent Barisan Nasional in contesting the P134 parliamentary seat of Masjid Tanah and won it when defeating PAS candidate Mohd Nasaie Bin Ismail. She has won 27,688 votes compared to her opponent earning 11,488 votes and won with a majority of 16,200 votes. She is the first Melaka woman to be elected as a Member of Parliament to represent Malaysia's parliament abroad such as Brunei for the '34th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA)', to Brussels, Belgium for the 'Women In Parliament Forum'. As Observers to the 'General Election' in Cambodia with YB. Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim, Elected by Parliament of Malaysia as escort for working visit by Yang Berbahagia Datin Paduka Seri Hajah Rosmah Mansor, wife of Prime Minister of Malaysia to 'The 4th Qatar International Businesswomen Forum St. Regis, Doha, Qatar and to Dubai, UAE', In 2014, she represented the Malaysia Parliament to Tehran, Iran for' Iran for The 9th Parliamentary Union of OIC Member States (Puic) Conference and Meetings'.


YB Datuk Wira Mas Ermieyati is an active youth activist. At the Melaka State level, she is the Chairman of the 4B (M) Youth Mosque of Tanah Masjid and the Youth Movement of the 4B (M) Youth Movement of Malacca. At the national level, she was the Chairman of the 4B Malaysia Youth Movement Culture Bureau, the Secretary of the 4B Malaysia Youth Movement Discipline Committee and the Malaysian Youth Movement 4B Youth Movement. She is currently the Council Member of the 4B Malaysia Youth Youth Movement.

Political posts[edit]


Year Position
2013 - 2018 UMNO Women's Youth Chief
2013 - 2018 UMNO Supreme Council Member
2003 - 2013 UMNO Women's Youth Movement Exco
2009 - 2013 UMNO Women's Youth Special Election Unit Chairwoman

Melaka UMNO[edit]

Year Position
2003- 2013 Melaka UMNO Women's Youth Head of Movement
2003 - 2018 Melaka UMNO Liaison Committee Member
2003 - 2018 Melaka Barisan Nasional Committee Member
2004 - 2013 Melaka UMNO Head of IT Unit & Documentation

Masjid Tanah UMNO[edit]

Year Position
2004 - 2013 UMNO Women's Youth Head of Movement
2004 UMNO Division Committee Member

Paya Lebar UMNO[edit]

Year Position
2002 - 2013 UMNO Women's Youth Head of Movement
2002 - 2019 UMNO Branch Committee Member

NGO posts[edit]

National level[edit]

Year Position
2009 - now Malaysia's 4B Youth Movement Supreme Council Member
2009 - 2014 Deputy Chairwoman of Gerakan Youth Movement 4B Malaysia
2009 - 2014 Secretary of the Malaysian Youth 4B Youth Movement Discipline Committee
2009 - 2014 Chairwoman of the 4B Malaysia Youth Movement Culture Bureau
2010 - 2013 Mimbar Pengiktirafan IbuBapa Malaysia (MAPIM) High Council Member

Melaka State Level[edit]

  • Deputy Youth Women's Youth Movement 4B (M) of Melaka
  • Chairwoman of the Youth Movement 4B (M) of the Land Mosque
  • Chairwoman of the Community Inside Center (PDK / OKU) Seri Permata Lubok China Melaka
  • Member of the Alor Gajah District Youth Councils Committee
  • Chairwoman of AADK area Masjid Tanah
  • Chairwoman of the Masjid Tanah Parliament Cooperative

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: Masjid Tanah, Malacca.[6][7][8][9][10][11]
Year Votes Pct Opponents Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2013 Mas Ermieyati Samsudin (UMNO) 27,688 70.68% Nasaie Ismail (PAS) 11,488 29.32% 39,827 16,200 86.67%
2018 Mas Ermieyati Samsudin (UMNO) 22,898 54.10% Sabirin Ja’afar (PBBM) 14,739 34.82% 42,325 8,159 83.52%
Mohd Nasir Othman (PAS) 4,688 11.08%


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "PKR toying with Nurul Nuha 'candidacy' for sympathy vote - Mas Ermieyati". Astro Awani. 12 February 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Still only five PR reps in PAC unchanged". The Sun. 26 September 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
  3. ^ Mazwin Nik Anis, Muguntan Vanar and Zakiah Koya (15 December 2018). "Six more MPs leave Umno". The Star. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Ex-Puteri Umno chief Mas Ermieyati joins Bersatu". The Star. 13 December 2018. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  5. ^ Mazwin Nik Anis and Joseph Kaos Jr (12 February 2019). "Seven Umno MPs join Bersatu". The Star. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  6. ^ "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  7. ^ "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  8. ^ "my undi : Kawasan & Calon-Calon PRU13 : Keputusan PRU13 (Archived copy)". Archived from the original on 31 March 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
  9. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum ke-13". Utusan Malaysia. Archived from the original on 21 March 2018. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  10. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  11. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  12. ^ "Wan Junaidi leads honours list in conjunction with Melaka Yang Dipertua's 79th birthday". Nurul Fhatihah Zakinan. New Straits Times. 12 October 2017. Retrieved 25 September 2018.

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