Masir Kujat

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This is a Malay name; the name Kujat is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Masir.
Yang Berhormat Dato'
Masir Kujat
D.I.M.P., MP
Malaysian Deputy Minister of Home Affairs
Assumed office
28 July 2015
Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi
Preceded by Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar
Member of Parliament
for Sri Aman, Sarawak
Assumed office
2008
Preceded by Jimmy Donald Lim
Personal details
Born (1954-08-07) 7 August 1954 (age 62)
Crown Colony of Sarawak
Political party PRSBarisan Nasional
Spouse(s) Dora Jemat
Occupation Politician

Dato' Masir Kujat (born 7 August 1954) is a Malaysian politician of Iban descent. He is the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Sri Aman constituency in Sarawak, representing the Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) in the governing Barisan Nasional coalition.[1] He was first elected to Parliament in 2008.[2][3]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: Sri Aman, Sarawak[3]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2008 Masir Kujat (PRS) 9,700 63% Cobbold Lusoi (IND) 5,448 35%
2013 Masir Kujat (PRS) 12,168 55% Nicholas Mujah anak Ason (PR-PKR) 5,618 25%

Federal Posts[edit]

On 28 July 2015, Masir was elected as the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs[4] succeeding fellow Sarawakian minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Masir Anak Kujat, Y.B. Tuan" (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Retrieved 14 April 2010. 
  2. ^ Wong, Jack; Ling, Sharon (22 February 2008). "Taib will not defend Kota Samarahan seat". The Star. Star Publications (Malaysia). Retrieved 14 April 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 14 April 2010.  Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  4. ^ "Cabinet reshuffle: Who's in, who's out". The Star (Malaysia). 28 July 2015. Retrieved 28 July 2015.