Zahidi Zainul Abidin
Zahidi Zainul Abidin
زاهدي بن زاينول عابدين
|Member of the Malaysian Parliament|
for Padang Besar
|Assumed office |
5 May 2013
|Preceded by||Azmi Khalid|
Zahidi bin Zainul Abidin
9 January 1961
|Political party||United Malays National Organisation (UMNO)|
|Barisan Nasional (BN)|
|Website||Zahidi Zainul Abidin on Parliament of Malaysia|
Datuk Zahidi bin Zainul Abidin (Jawi: زاهدي بن زاينول عابدين; born 9 January 1961) is a Malaysian politician. He is the Member of Parliament of Malaysia for Padang Besar, Perlis and the head of the Padang Besar division of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO). He is also the Chairman of the Malaysian International Institute of Islamic Cooperation (IKIAM).
Zahidi has held various positions in UMNO:
|1991–1993||Islamic Education Chief for UMNO Youth Malaysia|
|1993||Deputy Chief of UMNO Youth Kangar Division|
|1998||Members of The Training and Student Council UMNO Youth Malaysia.|
|1998||International UMNO Youth Council Member|
|1998||UMNO International Bureau|
|1991–1998||UMNO Malaysia Youth Education Bureau|
|1994–1998||Perlis Deputy UMNO Youth Chief|
|1994–2001||UMNO Padang Besar Youth Chief|
|1998–2001||UMNO Perlis Youth Chief|
|2001–2004||UMNO Malaysia Youth Exco|
|2008–||UMNO Padang Besar Chief Division|
Zahidi recently claimed that the severe storm which hit Penang over the weekend causing floods and landslides may have been a form of karmic retribution due to bad things committed by certain people.
|2013||Zahidi Zainul Abidin (UMNO)||21,473||60.45%||Azamhari Mohamood (PAS)||14,047||39.55%|
|2018||Zahidi Zainul Abidin (UMNO)||15,032||41.18%||Izizam Ibrahim (BERSATU)||13,594||37.24%|
|Mokhtar Senik (PAS)||7,874||21.57%|
- Directory."Institut Kerjasama Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (IKIAM", IKIAM, 25 April 2013.
- "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 14 April 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
- "The Malacca Yang Di-Pertua Negri's Birthday Honours List". The Star. 12 October 2003. Retrieved 24 September 2018.