Muslimin Yahaya

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Muslimin Yahaya

مسلمين بن يحي
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Deputy Minister of Education I
Assumed office
10 March 2020
Serving with Mah Hang Soon
Prime MinisterMuhyiddin Yassin
MinisterMohd Radzi Md Jidin
Preceded byTeo Nie Ching
ConstituencySungai Besar
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Sungai Besar
Assumed office
9 May 2018
Preceded byBudiman Mohd Zohdi (BN-UMNO)
Majority714 (2018)
Personal details
Muslimin bin Yahaya

(1967-07-13) 13 July 1967 (age 53)
Parit 8 Gambut Sungai Panjang, Sungai Besar, Selangor
Political partyUMNO (until 2018)
BERSATU (2018–present)
Other political
Barisan Nasional (Until 2018)
Pakatan Harapan (2018–2020)
Perikatan Nasional (since 2020)
Spouse(s)Hanisah Paiman

Muslimin bin Yahaya (Jawi مسلمين بن يحي; born 13 July 1967) is a Malaysian politician who has served as the Deputy Minister of Education I in the Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration under Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and Minister Mohd Radzi Md Jidin since March 2020 and Member of Parliament (MP) for Sungai Besar since May 2018. He is a member of the Malaysian United Indigenous Party (BERSATU), a component party of the PN coalition and former component party of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition and was a member of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), a component party of the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition. After the defeat of BN to PH in 2018 general election, he resigned from UMNO in 2018 and joined BERSATU in 2019.

Personal life[edit]

He was born in Parit 8 Gambut, Sungai Panjang, Sungai Besar, Selangor on 13 July 1967 and married his partner, Hanisah Paiman.


He was previously appointed Senior Secretariat to Tan Noriah Kasnon in Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities in 2014.[1]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia[2][3]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2018 P093 Sungai Besar, Selangor Muslimin Yahaya (PPBM) 17,350 42.11% Budiman Mohd Zohdi (UMNO) 16,636 40.37% 41,878 714 85.92%
Mohamed Salleh M Husin (PAS) 7,220 17.52%


  1. ^ Tindakan Muslimin sertai PPBM bermotifkan peribadi, kecewa tidak dicalonkan – Jamal
  2. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE – 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  3. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.