Muhyiddin Yassin

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Muhyiddin Yassin

محي الدين بن محمد يسٓ‎
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8th Prime Minister of Malaysia
Assumed office
1 March 2020
MonarchAbdullah
Preceded byMahathir Mohamad
President of the Malaysian United Indigenous Party
Assumed office
7 September 2016
DeputyMukhriz Mahathir
LeaderMahathir Mohamad
Preceded byPosition established
Minister of Home Affairs
In office
21 May 2018 – 24 February 2020
Monarch
Prime MinisterMahathir Mohamad
DeputyAzis Jamman
Preceded byAhmad Zahid Hamidi
10th Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia
In office
10 April 2009 – 28 July 2015
Monarch
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
Preceded byNajib Razak
Succeeded byAhmad Zahid Hamidi
Minister of Education
In office
12 August 2013 – 28 July 2015
MonarchAbdul Halim
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
MinisterIdris Jusoh (2nd Minister)
Deputy
Succeeded byMahdzir Khalid
In office
10 April 2009 – 11 August 2013
Monarch
  • Mizan Zainal Abidin
  • Abdul Halim
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
Deputy
Preceded byHishammuddin Hussein
Deputy Chairman of Barisan Nasional
In office
26 March 2009 – 26 February 2016
PresidentNajib Razak
Preceded byNajib Razak
Succeeded byAhmad Zahid Hamidi
Deputy President of the United Malays National Organisation
In office
26 March 2009 – 26 February 2016
PresidentNajib Razak
Preceded byNajib Razak
Succeeded byAhmad Zahid Hamidi (acting)
Minister of International Trade and Industry
In office
18 March 2008 – 9 April 2009
MonarchMizan Zainal Abidin
Prime MinisterAbdullah Ahmad Badawi
Deputy
Preceded byRafidah Aziz
Succeeded by
Minister of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry
In office
31 March 2004 – 17 March 2007
Monarch
  • Sirajuddin
  • Mizan Zainal Abidin
Prime MinisterAbdullah Ahmad Badawi
Deputy
Preceded byMohd Effendi Norwawi
Succeeded byMustapa Mohamed
Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumerism
In office
6 December 1999 – 31 October 2003
Monarch
Prime MinisterMahathir Mohamad
DeputySubramaniam Sinniah
Preceded byMegat Junid Megat Ayub
Succeeded byShafie Apdal
Minister of Youth and Sports
In office
4 May 1995 – 10 November 1999
Monarch
Prime MinisterMahathir Mohamad
DeputyLoke Yuen Yow
Preceded byAbdul Ghani Othman
Succeeded byHishamuddin Hussein
13th Menteri Besar of Johor
In office
12 August 1986 – 13 May 1995
Monarch
Prime MinisterMahathir Mohamad
Preceded byAbdul Ajib Ahmad
Succeeded byAbdul Ghani Othman
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Pagoh
Assumed office
7 June 1995
Prime Minister
  • Mahathir Mohamad
  • Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
  • Najib Razak
  • Mahathir Mohamad
Preceded byAhmad Omar
ConstituencyPagoh
Majority6,927 (2018)
12,842 (2013)
12,581 (2008)
18,747 (2004)
12,850 (1999)
17,599 (1995)
In office
31 July 1978 – 19 July 1986
Preceded bySyed Nasir Ismail
Succeeded byAhmad Omar
ConstituencyPagoh
Majority16,383 (1982)
15,610 (1978)
Member of the Johor State Legislative Assembly for Gambir
Assumed office
9 May 2018
Preceded byAsojan Muniandy
ConstituencyGambir
Majority3,088 (2018)
Member of the Johor State Legislative Assembly
for Bukit Serampang
In office
22 April 1986 – 3 August 1995
Preceded byZakaria Salleh
Succeeded byAhmad Omar
Majority7,020 (1990)
Unopposed (1986)
Personal details
Born
Mahiaddin bin Mohammed Yassin[1]

(1947-05-15) 15 May 1947 (age 73)
Muar, Johor, Malayan Union (now Malaysia)
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyUMNO (1978–2016)
BERSATU (since 2016)
Spouse(s)
ChildrenFakhri Yassin (age 44)
Nabilah (age 42)
Najwa (age 34)
Farhan Yassin (age 27)
ResidenceDamansara Heights
Kuala Lumpur
Alma materUniversity of Malaya
OccupationPolitician
Minister
Member of Parliament
Member of Legislative Assembly
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WebsiteTSMY Official Facebook Page

Muhyiddin bin Haji Muhammad Yassin (Jawi: محي الدين بن محمد يسٓ‎; born 15 May 1947) is a Malaysian politician. He is the 8th and current 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.

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. "Don't spell my name as Mahiaddin, Muhyiddin tells Election Commission". The Star. 29 April 2018.

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