Rohani Abdul Karim

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This is a Malay name; the name Abdul Karim is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Rohani.
Yang Berhormat Dato' Sri Hajjah
Rohani Abdul Karim
MP
Malaysian Minister of Women, Family and Community Development
Assumed office
16 May 2013
Prime Minister Najib Razak
Preceded by Najib Razak (Acting Minister)
Malaysian Deputy Minister for Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism
In office
9 April 2009 – 16 May 2013
Prime Minister Najib Razak
Preceded by Tan Lian Hoe
Succeeded by Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah
Malaysian Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industries
In office
19 March 2008 – 3 April 2009
Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
Preceded by Khamsiyah Yeop
Succeeded by Mohd Johari Baharom
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Batang Lupar, Sarawak
Assumed office
2004
Preceded by Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar
Majority 10,964
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Santubong, Sarawak
In office
1990–2004
Preceded by Sulaiman Daud
Succeeded by Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar
Personal details
Born (1955-01-03) 3 January 1955 (age 62)
Crown Colony of Sarawak
Political party PBBBarisan Nasional
Children 3
Alma mater Universiti Pertanian Malaysia
Ohio University
Occupation Politician
Religion Sunni Islam
Website datukrohanikarim.blogspot.com

Dato' Sri Hajjah Rohani Abdul Karim (born 3 January 1955) is a Malaysian politician. She is currently the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Batang Lupar constituency in Sarawak, representing the Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB). In 2013 she was appointed as the federal Minister of Women, Family and Community Development[1] in the Barisan Nasional coalition government, having previously served as Deputy Minister for Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism and Deputy Minister for Agriculture and Agro-based Industries.[2]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: Santubong, Sarawak[3]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
1990 Rohani Abdul Karim (PBB) 10,200 77% Wan Zainal Abidin Wan Sanusi (PERMAS) 2,832 21%
1995 Rohani Abdul Karim (PBB) 11,702 83% Paruwadi Musa (IND) 1,791 13%
1999 Rohani Abdul Karim (PBB) 7,955 56% Hussaini Hamdan (PKR) 6,060 43%
Parliament of Malaysia: Batang Lupar, Sarawak[3]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2004 Rohani Abdul Karim (PBB) Unopposed
2008 Rohani Abdul Karim (PBB) 11,015 77% Abang Eddy Allyanni (PAS) 2,923 20%
2013 Rohani Abdul Karim (PBB) 15,625 77% Abang Zulkifli bin Abang Engkeh (PKR) 4,661 23%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Najib Announces List of Members of His Transformation Cabinet". Bernama. 15 May 2013. Retrieved 15 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Rohani binti Haji Abd. Karim, Y.B. Datuk Hajah" (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 25 December 2009. Retrieved 13 April 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 13 April 2010.  Percentage figures based on total turnout.