Ismail Sabri Yaakob

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Ismail Sabri Yaakob

إسماعيل صبري يعقوب‎
Ismail Sabri 2021 (cropped).png
Ismail Sabri in 2021
9th Prime Minister of Malaysia
Assumed office
21 August 2021
MonarchAbdullah
DeputyVacant
Preceded byMuhyiddin Yassin
13th Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia
In office
7 July 2021 – 16 August 2021
Prime MinisterMuhyiddin Yassin
Preceded byWan Azizah Wan Ismail
Succeeded byVacant
Minister of Defence
In office
10 March 2020 – 16 August 2021
Prime MinisterMuhyiddin Yassin
Preceded byMohamad Sabu
Succeeded byHishammuddin Hussein
Senior Minister for Security
In office
10 March 2020 – 7 July 2021
Prime MinisterMuhyiddin Yassin
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byHishammuddin Hussein
15th Leader of the Opposition
In office
12 March 2019 – 24 February 2020
Prime MinisterMahathir Mohamad
Preceded byAhmad Zahid Hamidi
Succeeded byAnwar Ibrahim
Minister of Rural and Regional Development
In office
29 July 2015 – 9 May 2018
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
Preceded byShafie Apdal
Succeeded byRina Harun (Rural Development)
Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
In office
16 May 2013 – 29 July 2015
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
Preceded byNoh Omar
Succeeded byAhmad Shabery Cheek
Minister of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism
In office
10 April 2009 – 15 May 2013
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
Preceded byShahrir Samad (Domestic Trade, Consumerism)
Noh Omar (Cooperatives)
Succeeded byHasan Malek
Minister of Youth and Sports
In office
18 March 2008 – 9 April 2009
Prime MinisterAbdullah Ahmad Badawi
Preceded byAzalina Othman
Succeeded byAhmad Shabery Cheek
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Bera
Assumed office
21 March 2004
Preceded byConstituency established
Majority2,311 (2018)
Personal details
Born
Ismail Sabri bin Yaakob

(1960-01-18) 18 January 1960 (age 61)
Temerloh, Pahang, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
Political partyUnited Malays National Organisation (1987–present)
Other political
affiliations
Barisan Nasional (1987–present)
Muafakat Nasional (2019–present)
Perikatan Nasional (2020–present)
Spouse(s)
Children4
EducationUniversity of Malaya (LLB)
OccupationPolitician
ProfessionLawyer

Dato' Sri Ismail Sabri bin Yaakob (Jawi: إسماعيل صبري بن يعقوب; born 18 January 1960) is a Malaysian politician. He is the 9th and current Prime Minister of Malaysia since 21 August 2021.[1] He was the 13th Deputy Prime Minister from July 2021 to August 2021. He also was the Minister of Defence from March 2020 to August 2021. He has been a member of the Parliament of Malaysia since March 2004.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ismail Sabri appointed 9th prime minister". Malaysiakini. 2021-08-20. Retrieved 2021-08-20.