Mohd Hisamudin Yahaya
|Yang Berbahagia Datuk
Mohd Hisamudin bin Yahaya
|Press Secretary for the Minister of Federal Territories|
May 2013 - 2017
YBhg. Datuk Mohd Hisamudin Yahaya currently is the Press Secretary (2013 - 2017) for the Minister of Federal Territories, YB Datuk Seri Utama Tengku Adnan Bin Tengku Mansor. Being a humble and helpful personality, YBhg. Datuk Mohd Hisamudin Yahaya also well-known as Datuk Yeop among the members of the media as well as in politics. He was one of the EXCO member of United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) Youth Malaysia for the term of 2008 to 2011. Besides that, he had been appointed as the Deputy Chief of UMNO Youth Putrajaya Branch (2008 - 2011), Secretary of the Membership and Election Bureau of UMNO Malaysia (2008 - 2011), and the Chairman of the Membership and Election Bureau of UMNO Youth Malaysia (2008 - 2011).
At present, YBhg. Datuk Mohd Hisamudin Yahaya is one of the Executive Committee Members of the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) for term of 2017-2021 and appointed as the Deputy Chairman of the Sports Medical Committee of FAM. He was the Manager of the Kuala Lumpur Football Association (KLFA) for the term of 2015 to 2017. Before that, he was the President of the Putrajaya Football Team from 2014 to 2015 and the same year he was appointed as the Executive Member of Majlis Sukan Wilayah Persekutuan.
Datuk Mohd Hisamudin Yahaya is also actively involved in Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) and charity work locally and internationally.
A native of Parit, Perak, completed his primary and secondary education from January 1979 to December 1991 at Sekolah Kebangsaan Padang Tenggala Bota Kanan (Primary), Sekolah Menengah Datuk Abdul Rahman Yaakub Bota (Secondary) and later Sekolah Menengah Iskandar Shah (Secondary) all in Parit Perak. He completed his school studies after obtaining his Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia.
After obtaining his STPM results, he continued to further his studies in Swansea Institute of Higher Education or now known as Swansea Metropolitan University graduated in 1997.
YBhg. Datuk Mohd Hisamudin Yahaya pursued a Degree in Business Administration from Universiti Putra Malaysia in 2002.
YBhg. Datuk Mohd Hisamudin Yahaya was the Press Secretary for the Minister of Tourism, YB Datuk Seri Utama Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor from 2006 to 2008. Before joined the Ministry, he was the Customer Support Senior Executive for Bernama from year 1994 to 2006.
In 2012, YBhg. Datuk Mohd Hisamudin Yahaya had been represented the UMNO Youth Malaysia to attend the 7th General Assembly (GA) of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP), which held in Azerbaijan from 21 to 24 November 2012. He delivered a speech during the Special Workshop for the Young Political Leaders on 23 November 2012, focusing on the role of identifying and managing change amidst the extraordinary challenges of the political scenario in Malaysia by highlighting Malaysia’s current challenges and how Malaysian – as a community– working together to achieve a better nation.
UMNO Youth EXCO
As an UMNO Youth Exco Member, Datuk Mohd Hisamudin Yahaya was vocal in expressing his views and a competent critic of the UMNO Youth leadership.
In one particular incident, Datuk Mohd Hisamudin Yahaya called upon all UMNO of whom was from the Galas parliament to back home and vote for Barisan Nasional in the 2010 Galas by-election.
Datuk Mohd Hisamudin Yahaya he criticized Khairy Jamaluddin, the UMNO Youth Chief, and asked the later to step down from his post. Mohd Hisamudin Yahaya stated that Khairy failed as an UMNO Youth Chief and should step down as his position can be taken by others who are more capable to lead.
Media officer in international and local events
Datuk Mohd Hisamudin Yahaya was involved in many international sports events. He was the Media Relation Manager for the Hanoi 2003 Southeast Asian Games, Kuala Lumpur 2001 Southeast Asian Games, Brunei 1999 Southeast Asian Games and the Kuala Lumpur 1998 Commonwealth Games.
List of other participated events
- 11th ASEAN Summit.
- 6th Conference of Ministers of Information of Non-Aligned Countries.(COMINAC)
- 30th Annual Meeting of The Board of Governors of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB)
- Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Ministerial Meeting of The Advancement of Women
- Langkawi International Dialog (LID)
- Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned (NAM) Committee on Palestine
- Special Meeting on the Middle East-OIC
- Commonwealth Tourism Minister' Meeting
- World Conference of Islamic Scholars
- The XII NAM Summit Conference
- The OIC 10th Summit
- The 7th Waqaf Conference
- Langkawi International Dialogue (LID)
- OIC Tourism Conference
- International Conference Foreign Minister
- Langkawi International Dialogue
- "New Format & Free Syllabus for STPM & MUET in 2012". Malaysia Students Blog. Retrieved 4 March 2012.
- The Star. "Galas: Umno Youth wants members to return home and vote", The Star Online, 3 October 2010. Retrieved 27 February 2013.
- The Star. "No rift in Umno Youth, says exco member", The Star Online, 8 February 2010. Retrieved on 26 February 2013.