Muhyiddin Yassin

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Muhyiddin Yassin

محي الدين ياسين‎
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Muhyiddin in 2021
8th Prime Minister of Malaysia
In office
1 March 2020 – 21 August 2021
(Caretaker: 16 August 2021 – 21 August 2021)
MonarchAbdullah
DeputyIsmail Sabri Yaakob
Preceded byMahathir Mohamad
Succeeded byIsmail Sabri Yaakob
10th Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia
In office
10 April 2009 – 29 July 2015
Monarch
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
Preceded byNajib Razak
Succeeded byAhmad Zahid Hamidi
Minister of Home Affairs
In office
21 May 2018 – 24 February 2020
Monarch
Prime MinisterMahathir Mohamad
DeputyAzis Jamman
Preceded byAhmad Zahid Hamidi
Succeeded byHamzah Zainudin
Minister of Education
In office
10 April 2009 – 29 July 2015
Serving with Idris Jusoh (2013–15)
Monarch
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
Deputy
List
Preceded byHishammuddin Hussein
Succeeded byMahdzir Khalid
Minister of International Trade and Industry
In office
19 March 2008 – 9 April 2009
MonarchMizan Zainal Abidin
Prime MinisterAbdullah Ahmad Badawi
Deputy
Preceded byRafidah Aziz
Succeeded byMustapa Mohamed
Minister of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry
In office
27 March 2004 – 18 March 2008
Monarch
Prime MinisterAbdullah Ahmad Badawi
Deputy
List
  • Mohd Shariff Omar
  • Kerk Choo Ting (2004–2006)
  • Mah Siew Keong (2006–2008)
Preceded byMohd Effendi Norwawi as Minister of Agriculture
Succeeded byMustapa Mohamed
Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumerism
In office
15 December 1999 – 26 March 2004
Monarch
Prime Minister
DeputySubramaniam Sinniah
Preceded byMegat Junid Megat Ayub
Succeeded byShafie Apdal
Minister of Youth and Sports
In office
8 May 1995 – 14 December 1999
Monarch
Prime Minister
DeputyLoke Yuen Yow
Preceded byAbdul Ghani Othman
Succeeded byHishamuddin Hussein
13th Menteri Besar of Johor
In office
12 August 1986 – 13 May 1995
MonarchIskandar
Preceded byAbdul Ajib Ahmad
Succeeded byAbdul Ghani Othman
Parliamentary offices
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Pagoh
Assumed office
24 April 1995
Preceded byAhmad Omar (UMNOBN)
Majority
List
In office
31 July 1978 – 19 July 1986
Preceded bySyed Nasir Ismail (UMNOBN)
Succeeded byAhmad Omar (UMNOBN)
Majority16,383 (1982)
15,610 (1978)
Member of the Johor State Legislative Assembly
for Gambir
Assumed office
9 May 2018
Preceded byAsojan Muniandy (MICBN)
Majority3,088 (2018)
Member of the Johor State Legislative Assembly
for Bukit Serampang
In office
22 April 1986 – 3 August 1995
Preceded byZakaria Salleh (UMNOBN)
Succeeded byAhmad Omar (UMNOBN)
Majority7,020 (1990)
Unopposed (1986)
Other political offices
1st President of the
Malaysian United Indigenous Party
Assumed office
7 September 2016
Deputy
Vice-Presidents
List
Preceded byPosition established
Chairman of the Malaysian United Indigenous Party
Acting
In office
24 February 2020 – 23 August 2020
PresidentHimself
Preceded byMahathir Mohamad
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Deputy President of the United Malays National Organisation
In office
26 March 2009 – 26 February 2016
PresidentNajib Razak
Vice President
Preceded byNajib Razak
Succeeded byAhmad Zahid Hamidi (Acting)
Personal details
Born
Mahiaddin bin Md. Yasin[1][2]

(1947-05-15) 15 May 1947 (age 74)
Muar, Johor, Malayan Union (now Malaysia)
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyMalaysian United Indigenous Party (BERSATU)
(since 2016)
United Malays National Organisation (UMNO)
(1978–2016)
Other political
affiliations
List
Spouse(s)
Children4
ResidenceSeri Perdana, Putrajaya
Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur
Alma materUniversity of Malaya (BA)
Signature
WebsiteTSMY Official Facebook Page

Mahiaddin bin Haji Muhammad Yassin (Jawi: محي الدين بن محمد يسٓ‎; born 15 May 1947) is a Malaysian politician. He was the 8th Prime Minister of Malaysia. He was appointed on 29 February 2020 and sworn in on 1 March 2020 after Mahathir Mohamad's resignation on 24 February 2020. He resigned after losing a coalition support on 16 August 2021.[3]

Muhyiddin is Member of Parliament for Pagoh, Member of Johor State Legislative Assembly for Gambir, former Deputy President of Pakatan Harapan and acting Chairman of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia.

He was Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia from 2009 till 2015, Deputy Chairman of Barisan Nasional and Deputy President of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), the main component party of the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition from 2009 till 2016.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Muhyiddin or Mahiaddin contesting in Pagoh - Bersatu chief asks EC". Malaysia Kini. 29 April 2018. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
  2. "Don't spell my name as Mahiaddin, Muhyiddin tells Election Commission". The Star. 29 April 2018.
  3. "Ruling pact scrambles for replacement ahead of Malaysia PM Muhyiddin's resignation". The Straits Times. Retrieved 15 August 2021.

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