Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah

Ahmad Husni bin Mohamad Hanadzlah (Jawi: احمد هوسني بن محمد هانذله; born 21 July 1952) is the former Second Minister of Finance of Malaysia.[1] He was appointed on 10 April 2009 when Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak became Prime Minister. He was also the Member of Parliament for Tambun for five terms from April 1995 to May 2018.[2] He is a member of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), a major component party in the Malaysia's opposition Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition.

Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah

احمد هوسني بن محمد هانذله
Malaysia's former Second Finance Minister
Second Minister of Finance
In office
10 April 2009  27 June 2016
MonarchMizan Zainal Abidin
Abdul Halim
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
Deputy1. Awang Adek Hussin (2009-2013)
2. Chor Chee Heung (2009-2010)
3. Donald Lim Siang Chai (2010-2013)
4. Ahmad Maslan (2013-2015)
5. Chua Tee Yong (2014-2016)
6. Johari Abdul Ghani (2015-2016)
Preceded byNor Mohamed Yakcop
Succeeded byJohari Abdul Ghani
Deputy Minister of Finance I
In office
19 March 2008  9 April 2009
Serving with Kong Cho Ha
MonarchMizan Zainal Abidin
Prime MinisterAbdullah Ahmad Badawi
MinisterAbdullah Ahmad Badawi (2008)
Nor Mohamed Yakcop (2008-2009)
Najib Razak (2008-2009)
Preceded byNg Yen Yen
Succeeded byAwang Adek Hussin
Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry
In office
27 March 2004  18 March 2008
Serving with 1. Mah Siew Keong (2004-2006)
2. Ng Lip Yong (2006-2008)
Mizan Zainal Abidin
Prime MinisterAbdullah Ahmad Badawi
MinisterRafidah Aziz
Preceded byKerk Choo Ting
Succeeded by1. Liew Vui Keong
2. Jacob Dungau Sagan
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Tambun
In office
25 April 1995  10 May 2018
Preceded byNawawi Mat Awin (UMNO-BN)
Succeeded byAhmad Faizal Azumu (BERSATU-PH)
Majority26,639 (1995)
7,084 (1999)
17,360 (2004)
5,386 (2008)
9,325 (2013)
Personal details
Ahmad Husni bin Mohamad Hanadzlah

(1952-07-21) 21 July 1952
Perak, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
Political partyUnited Malays National Organisation (UMNO)
Other political
Barisan Nasional (BN)
Spouse(s)Fauziah Kamarudin
Alma materUniversity of Malaya
Bachelor's degree (Economics)
OccupationPolitician, economist

Husni was educated at the University of Malaya. He entered the government sector in 1984 as general manager of the Perak State Islamic Economic Corporation.[3] Ahmad Husni was a Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry and Deputy Finance Minister before becoming a minister.[3]



  • 1983 - Started joining the UMNO branch of Rokam River
  • 1983 - Member of the UMNO Youth Division of the Tambun Youth Movement
  • 1985 - Tambun Umno Division Youth Vice Chairman
  • 1987 - Tambun Umno Division Youth Chief
  • 1993 - Tambun Umno Division Chief


In the 1999 Malaysian general election, Election Commission (EC) declared Ahmad Husni has won the Tambun parliamentary seat with a majority of 7,084. In the 2004 Malaysian general election, Ahmad Husni defeated Dr Khairuddin Abd Malek from PAS with a majority of 17,360. In the 2008 Malaysian general election, Ahmad Husni once again defended the Tambun parliamentary seat with 27,942 votes. His PKR opponent was the former Dermawan assemblyman Mohamad Asri Othman, who received 22,556 votes. The turnout percentage is 75%. The total of rejected ballots are 927.


  • On March 7, 2010, Jelutong MP, Jeff Ooi Chuan Aun asked Ahmad Husni to apologize for his racist speech at the Penang Malay Chamber of Commerce on March 5, 2010.
  • On 3 November 2016, Dato 'Seri Husni with 2 former cabinet ministers, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal were convicted of the Sedition Act 1948 for breaching and debating debt-laden companies, 1MDB.

Election results

Parliament of Malaysia[4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11]
Year Constituency Government Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots
Majority Turnout
1995 Tambun Ahmad Husni

33,224 78% Abd Rahman
Md Nur
6,585 15% 42,732 26,639 72.96
1999 Ahmad Husni

24,595 55% Khairuddin
Abd Malik
17,511 39% 44,832 7,084 70.74
2004 Ahmad Husni

31,824 67% Khairuddin
Abd Malik
9,950 30% 47,571 17,360 72.94
2008 Ahmad Husni

27,942 54% Mohd Asri
22,556 44% 51,844 5,386 75.17
2013 Ahmad Husni

42,093 55% Siti Aishah
Shaik Ahmad
32,768 43% 76,275 9,325 85.29
2018 Ahmad Husni
33,341 38% Ahmad Faizal

38,661 44% 88,920 5,320 82.51
Muhd Zulkifli
Mohd Zakaria
14,948 17%


See also


  1. "Speech By YB Dato' Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah at the Launch of SC Capital Market Graduate Training Programme". Perbendaharaan Malaysia. Archived from the original on 8 June 2009. Retrieved 7 November 2009.
  2. "Ahmad Husni bin Mohamad Hanadzlah, Y.B. Dato' Seri" (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Retrieved 14 June 2010.
  3. "Najib Keeps Finance Portfolio, Names Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah As 2nd Finance Minister". Bernama. 9 April 2009. Retrieved 14 November 2009.
  4. "Malaysia Decides 2008". The Star. Archived from the original on 9 April 2008. Retrieved 25 January 2010. Percentage figures are calculated based on total turnout.
  5. "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  6. "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  7. "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  8. "my undi : Kawasan & Calon-Calon PRU13 : Keputusan PRU13 (Archived copy)". www.myundi.com.my. Archived from the original on 31 March 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
  9. "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum ke-13". Utusan Malaysia. Archived from the original on 21 March 2018. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  10. "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  11. "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  12. "SEMAKAN PENERIMA DARJAH KEBESARAN, BINTANG DAN PINGAT". Prime Minister's Department (Malaysia). Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  13. "Perak Sultan's 81st Birthday Honours List". The Star. 24 April 2009. Retrieved 17 November 2018.

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