Mohammadin Ketapi

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Mohamaddin Ketapi

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

(1957-06-03) 3 June 1957 (age 61)[1]
Lahad Datu, Crown Colony of North Borneo (now Sabah, Malaysia)
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyPBS (–2018)
WARISAN (2018–)
Spouse(s)Zarinah Muhammad Ibrahim
Children6
Alma materUniversity of Buckingham (LLB)
OccupationPolitician

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]

Elections[edit]

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
Notes:
Table excludes votes for candidates who finished in third place or lower.
2 Different % used for 2018 election.

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  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.
  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". Says.com. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Sabah [Parliament Results]". The Star. Archived from the original on 18 May 2018. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  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.