Mohamed Khaled Nordin

Mohamed Khaled Nordin
Yang Berhormat Datuk Seri
Mohamed Khaled Nordin
Malaysian Minister of Higher Education
Incumbent
Assumed office
18 March 2008
Preceded by Mustapa Mohamed
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Pasir Gudang
Incumbent
Assumed office
21 March 2004
Malaysian Minister of Entrepreneurial and Cooperative Development
In office
31 March 2004 – 17 March 2008
Succeeded by Noh Omar
Personal details
Born 30 November 1958 (1958-11-30) (age 52)
Political party United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) part of Barisan Nasional
Occupation Malaysia Member of Parliament, Cabinet Minister
Religion Islam

Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin (born 30 November 1958) is a Malaysian politician who has been the Minister of Higher Education in the Cabinet of Malaysia since 2008. He formerly held the post of Minister of Entrepreneur & Cooperative Development from 2004 until the 2008 general election. He is a political member of UMNO and is a Member of Parliament for the constituency of Pasir Gudang, Johor.

In August 2010 he announced the controversial banning of students in Malaysia from Political Parties.[1]

He studied law at Malaya University in Kuala Lumpur. In 1990, he was elected as a Member of Parliament from Johor Bahru; he was re-elected from Johor Bahru in 1995 and 1999. In the 2004 general election, he was elected as a Member of Parliament from Pasir Gudang.

Election results

Parliament of Malaysia: Pasir Gudang, Johor (P.159)[2]
Year Barisan Nasional Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2004 Mohamed Khaled Nordin (UMNO) 38,123 84% A. Razak Ahmad (PKR) 7,002 15%
2008 Mohamed Khaled Nordin (UMNO) 35,849 65% Mohd. Rizan Mohd. Saman (PKR) 18,568 33%

References

  1. ^ Karen Chapman. "Students not allowed to be involved in political parties, Cabinet decides (Updated)". http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2010/8/11/nation/20100811151410&sec=nation. 
  2. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. http://semak.spr.gov.my/spr/laporan/5_KedudukanAkhir.php. Retrieved 27 May 2010.  Percentage figures based on total turnout.



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