Rina Harun

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Rina Mohd Harun

رين بنت محمد هارون
Minister of Rural Development
Assumed office
21 May 2018
Prime MinisterMahathir Mohamad
DeputySivarasa Rasiah
Preceded byIsmail Sabri Yaakob
Women's Chief of the Malaysian United Indigenous Party
Assumed office
5 April 2017
PresidentMuhyiddin Yassin
ChairmanMahathir Mohamad
Preceded byOffice established
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Titiwangsa
Assumed office
10 May 2018
Preceded byJohari Abdul Ghani (UMNO-BN)
Majority4,139 (2018)
Personal details
Born
Rina binti Mohd Harun

(1973-04-18) 18 April 1973 (age 46)[1]
Tanjung Karang, Selangor, Malaysia
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyUnited Malays National Organisation (UMNO) (until 2016)
Malaysian United Indigenous Party (PPBM) (2016-present)
Alma materNorthwood University
MARA University of Technology
OccupationPolitician
Websitewww.rinaharun.com

Datuk Seri Rina binti Mohd Harun (Jawi: رين بنت محمد هارون) is a Malaysian politician serving as Minister of Rural Development since 2018.[2][3][4][5] She is also the Women's Chief of the Malaysian United Indigenous Party (PPBM), a component of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition. Rina won the parliamentary seat of Titiwangsa in the 14th General Election held on 9 May 2018.

Early life[edit]

She grew up in Jalan Gurney, Kuala Lumpur and earned an early education at Sekolah Kebangsaan Datuk Keramat 1, Kuala Lumpur. She then continued her studies at Tun Fatimah School, Johor Bahru before continuing her studies at the MARA Institute of Technology (now Universiti Teknologi MARA) in Diploma in Banking Studies. She pursued her first degree studies at Northwood University in Michigan, USA and earned BBA in Banking and Finance.

Political career[edit]

UMNO

  • Sepang Women's Youth UMNO Division Chief - 2002–2013
  • Secretary of Selangor UMNO Women's Youth - 2002–2004
  • Deputy Chief of Selangor UMNO Women's Youth - 2004–2009
  • Selangor UMNO Deputy Women's Youth Chief - 2009
  • EXCO of UMNO Women's Chief - 2009–2013
  • UMNO Acting Women Chief of Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi - 2013–2016

PPBM

  • Srikandi Chief

Pakatan Harapan

  • Deputy Women Chief

Non-governmental organisations[edit]

  • Assistant Treasurer, Selangor Youth Council
  • Sepang District Youth Council Committee

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia[6][7][8]
Year Constituency Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2018 P119 Titiwangsa Rina Harun (PPBM) 23,840 47.31% Johari Abdul Ghani (UMNO) 19,701 39.10% 50,858 4,139 82.56%
Mohamad Nor Mohamad (PAS) 6,845 13.59%

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bernama Radio on Instagram: "Infografik: Profil Menteri Pembangunan Luar Bandar #BernamaRadio #semuanyatentanganda #pakatanharapan"". Instagram.
  2. ^ "Rina Mohd Harun dilantik Ketua Srikandi PPBM". www.astroawani.com.
  3. ^ "BERNAMA.com - Rina Mohd Harun named as Minister of Rural Development". www.bernama.com.
  4. ^ "PRU14 nanti soal 'menang atau mati', kata wanita Bersatu - The Malaysian Insight". www.themalaysianinsight.com.
  5. ^ "Rina Harun ready to serve rakyat as minister - Nation | The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 2018-05-25.
  6. ^ "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2018. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  7. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  8. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  9. ^ "Husam kembali bergelar 'datuk', Mujahid Dr Dzul Ahmad Awang 'datuk seri'". MALAYSIADATELINE (in Malay). 13 October 2018. Retrieved 13 October 2018.

2. ^ "Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Polling Districts and Polling Centres for the Federal Constituencies and State Constituencies of the States of Malaya [P.U. (B) 197/2016]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 29 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-08.