Abdul Aziz Shamsuddin

Tan Sri Datuk Seri Abdul Aziz bin Shamsuddin (Jawi: عبدالعزيز بن شمسو الدين; born 10 June 1938) is the former Minister of Rural and Regional Development.[1]

Abdul Aziz Shamsuddin

عبدالعزيز بن شمسو الدين
Minister of Rural and Regional Development
In office
27 March 2004  18 March 2008
Mizan Zainal Abidin
Prime MinisterAbdullah Ahmad Badawi
Deputy1. Awang Adek Hussin (2004-2006)
2. Tiki Lafe
3. Zainal Abdidin Osman (2006-2008)
Preceded byAzmi Khalid
Succeeded byMuhammad Muhammad Taib
ConstituencyShah Alam
Deputy Minister of Education
In office
15 December 1999  26 March 2004
Serving with Han Choon Kim
Prime MinisterMahathir Mohamad
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
MinisterMusa Mohamad
Preceded byMohd Khalid Mohd Yunos
Fong Chan Onn
Succeeded byMahadzir Mohd Khir
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Shah Alam
In office
21 March 2004  8 March 2008
Preceded byMohd Zin Mohamed (UMNO-BN)
Succeeded byKhalid Abdul Samad (PAS-BA)
Majority13,410 (2004)
Personal details
Abdul Aziz bin Shamsuddin

(1938-06-10) 10 June 1938
Gopeng, Perak, Federated Malay States (now Malaysia)
Political partyUnited Malays National Organisation (UMNO)
Other political
Barisan Nasional (BN)
Alma materUniversity of Malaya

Since 1981, he had been Dr. Mahathir's political secretary. He was appointed a Senator by Mahathir Mohamad in 1999. He was one of the men named by former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Anwar Ibrahim, as part of an alleged conspiracy to oust him.


Honours of Malaysia


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  2. "Semakan Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat".
  3. "83 Datuks in Malacca list". Lee Yuk Peng. The Star. 9 October 2004. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  4. "Sultan of Pahang's 74th birthday honours list". The Star. 26 October 2004. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  5. "Sultan of Perak's birthday honours list". The Star. 27 April 2005. Retrieved 24 September 2018.

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