Mohd Shahar Abdullah

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Mohd Shahar Abdullah
محمد شاهر عبدﷲ
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Shahar in 2020
Ministerial roles
2020–Deputy Minister of Finance
Faction represented in Dewan Rakyat
2018–Barisan Nasional
Personal details
Born
Mohd Shahar bin Abdullah

(1980-12-06) 6 December 1980 (age 41)
Paya Besar, Pahang, Malaysia
CitizenshipMalaysian
NationalityMalaysian
Political partyUnited Malays National Organisation (UMNO)
Other political
affiliations
Barisan Nasional (BN)
Perikatan Nasional (PN) (allied)
Muafakat Nasional (MN)
Alma materUniversiti Teknologi Malaysia (DipEng, BEng, MEng)
OccupationPolitician

Mohd Shahar bin Abdullah (Jawi: محمد شاهر بن عبدﷲ; born 7 December 1980) is a Malaysian politician who has served as the Deputy Minister of Finance I in the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration under Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and Minister Tengku Zafrul Aziz since August 2021. He served as Deputy Minister of Finance II in the Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration under former Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and Minister Tengku Zafrul Aziz from March 2020 to August 2021 and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Paya Besar since May 2018. He is a member of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), a component party of the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition which is aligned with the PN coalition.

Political career[edit]

Shahar contested seat in Paya Besar in 2018 Malaysian general election, defeating candidates from Pakatan Harapan (PH) and Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS).[1]

Shahar was also appointed the Youth Information Chief of UMNO after being elected in 2018.

On 9 March 2020, he was appointed Deputy Minister of Finance II to Muhyiddin cabinet of the PN administration. He also held the position with Abdul Rahim Bakri.[2]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia [3][4]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2018 P084 Paya Besar Mohd Shahar Abdullah (UMNO) 19,033 43.16% Mohamad Azhar Mohd Noor (PAS) 13,291 30.14% 44,942 5,742 81.51%
Mohd Ashraf Mustaqim Badrul Munir (PPBM) 11,776 26.70%

Honours[edit]

Honours of Malaysia[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guru, anak murid tekad jaga Paya Besar". Abdul Razak Raaff, T N Alagesh, Amin Ridzuan Ishak, Raja Norain Hidayah Abd Aziz, Mohd Azim Fitri Abd Aziz, Asrol Awang (in Malay). Berita Harian. 26 April 2018. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Senarai penuh kabinet Muhyiddin" (in Malay). Malaysiakini. 9 March 2020. Retrieved 9 March 2020.
  3. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE – 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  4. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  5. ^ "Hamzah, Saifuddin dahului senarai penerima darjah, pingat Pahang". Malaysiakini. 14 December 2021. Retrieved 14 December 2021.