Mohammadin Ketapi

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Mohamaddin Ketapi

محمددين بن كتاڤي
Mohammadin Ketapi (2019).jpg
Minister of Tourism, Art and Culture
Assumed office
2 July 2018
MonarchMuhammad V
Prime MinisterDr. Mahathir Mohamad
DeputyMuhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik
Preceded byMohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Silam
Assumed office
10 May 2018
Preceded byNasrun Mansur (UMNO-BN)
Majority6,401 (2018)
Personal details
Mohamaddin bin Ketapi

(1957-06-03) 3 June 1957 (age 62)[1]
Lahad Datu, Crown Colony of North Borneo (now Sabah, Malaysia)
Political partyPBS (1985–2018)
WARISAN (2018–)
Spouse(s)Zarinah Muhammad Ibrahim
Alma materUniversity of Buckingham (LLB)

Datuk Mohamaddin bin Ketapi (Jawi: محمددين بن كتاڤي; born 3 June 1957) is a Malaysian politician. He is the Member of Parliament of Malaysia for Silam and the current Minister of Tourism, Art and Culture.[2]

Political career[edit]

Mohammadin supports the curfew that was imposed in eastern Sabah to combat the rampant cross border crimes perpetrated by bandits from the neighbouring southern Philippines.[3]


2018 general election[edit]

In the 2018 election, Sabah Heritage Party (WARISAN) fielded him to contest the Silam parliamentary seat,[4] facing the incumbent candidate Nasrun Mansur from the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) and subsequently won.[5][6]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: P188 Silam, Sabah[7]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2018 Nasrun Mansur (UMNO) 16,951 27.8%2 Mohamaddin Ketapi (WARISAN) 23,352 38.3%2
Table excludes votes for candidates who finished in third place or lower.
2 Different % used for 2018 election.



  1. ^ "Kenali Mohamaddin, menteri pelancongan pertama dari Sabah" (in Malay). Malaysiakini. 2 July 2018. Retrieved 13 July 2018.
  2. ^ "New Cabinet all sworn-in before King (Full List)". The Star. 2 July 2018. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  3. ^ Nikko Fabian (16 May 2018). "Sea curfew is still needed". Daily Express. Archived from the original on 26 May 2018. Retrieved 26 May 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "Full list of Warisan candidates in Sabah, Labuan". Bernama. The Edge Markets. 28 April 2018. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Warisan sapu bersih Parlimen Silam, tiga DUN" (in Malay). Utusan Borneo. 10 May 2018. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  6. ^ Nandini Balakrishnan (10 May 2018). "Historic Win: The Complete Result Of GE14's Parliamentary Seats Across Malaysia". Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Sabah [Parliament Results]". The Star. Archived from the original on 18 May 2018. Retrieved 26 May 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  8. ^ "Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak head list of 1,158 Sabah award recipients". Bernama. Borneo Post. 6 October 2018. Retrieved 6 October 2018.