Siti Zaharah Sulaiman
Tan Sri Dr. Siti Zaharah binti Sulaiman (Jawi: سيتي زاهرح بنت سليمان) is a Malaysian politician. She also was the Minister of National Unity and Community Development, Malaysia. She was Chief of the Women's wing of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) from 1996 to 1999. Siti Zaharah is a former member of the parliamentary constituency of Paya Besar, in Pahang for three terms from 1999 to 2008. In 2008 general election, she was replaced by Abdul Manan Ismail from BN-UMNO.
Siti Zaharah Sulaiman
سيتي زاهرح بنت سليمان
|Minister of National Unity and Community Development|
15 December 1999 – 26 March 2004
|Prime Minister||Mahathir Mohamad|
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
|Preceded by||Zaleha Ismail|
|Succeeded by||Shahrizat Abdul Jalil|
|Chairwoman of UMNO's Women's Wing|
|Preceded by||Rafidah Aziz|
|Succeeded by||Rafidah Aziz|
|Member of the Malaysian Parliament|
for Paya Besar
|Preceded by||Constituency created|
|Succeeded by||Abdul Manan Ismail|
Siti Zaharah binti Sulaiman
April 24, 1949
Pahang, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia).
|Political party||United Malays National Organisation (UMNO)|
|Barisan Nasional (BN)|
During her tenure as Deputy Minister of Health she officiated the launch of the No Tobacco Month 1998 at Pasar Budaya, Kuala Lumpur on May 31, 1998. Since 1989, May 31 was proclaimed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as World No Tobacco Day.
UMNO Women's Politics
In October 1996, he won the Wanita Umno Leader's Head defeating Datuk Seri Rafidah Aziz (1984-1996) with a majority of 27 votes. Siti Zaharah's slogan is 'Bringing Change'. However, he lost to Rafidah Aziz at the UMNO General Assembly 2000. Siti Zaharah became Wanita UMNO chief for 3 years and 7 months. Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil defeated Rafidah in the struggle of the head of the movement at the UMNO General Assembly 2008.
In 2000, a total of 671 female delegates re-elected Rafidah Aziz. Rafidah held the post for 12 years from 1984-1996. Rafidah got 341 votes while Siti Zaharah earned 329. Rafidah won with a 12-vote majority excluding one broken vote.
UMNO women managed to create Amanah Saham Wanita (Asnita) and hoped men could set up Amanah Saham Lelaki (Aslaki). With the membership of 2.8 million UMNO members, it is not impossible for 50 percent of Wanita UMNO members to meet the goal of raising RM200 million. 
In 1995, she won the Paya Besar parliamentary seats. In 1999, she won again by beating Wan Jusoh Wan Kolok (PKR). In 2004, he won with a majority of 12,518 votes. Her victory marks 38 out of 43 BN women candidates win in the election. Also winning was Rafidah Aziz (Kuala Kangsar), Datin Paduka Zaleha Ismail (Gombak); Datuk Shahrizat Abdul Jalil (Lembah Pantai); Seripah Noli Syed Husin (Sepang); Senator Mastika Junaidah Husin (Arau); Rosnah Majid (Tanjong Dawai); Ng Yen Yen (Raub); Chew Mei Fun (Petaling Jaya Utara); Komala Krishnamoorthy (Kapar) and Kamala Ganapathy (Kota Raja); Lim Bee Kau (Padang Serai).
On 27 March 2004, Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi dropped Siti Zaharah's name from the post of minister.
|1986||Siti Zaharah Sulaiman (UMNO)||15,271||68.63%||Mohamed Rusdi Arif (PAS)||6,980||31.37%||23,196||8,291||71.59%|
|1990||Siti Zaharah Sulaiman (UMNO)||17,147||63.44%||Johari Ismail (S46)||9,883||36.56%||28,242||7,264||73.79%|
|1995||Siti Zaharah Sulaiman (UMNO)||25,551||74.40%||Wan Abd Rahman Wan Yusoff (S46)||8,792||25.60%||37,221||16,759||78.06%|
|1999||Siti Zaharah Sulaiman (UMNO)||20,749||54.70%||Wan Jusoh Wan Kolok (KeADILan)||17,186||45.30%||42,221||3,563||79.24%|
|2004||Siti Zaharah Sulaiman (UMNO)||20,474||72.02%||Saari Sungib (KeADILan)||7,956||27.98%||29,001||12,518||77.46%|
In 2005, she was seriously injured in an accident at Jalan Pintasan Sri Jaya. As a result of the violation, she was housed in the Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital Intensive Care Unit, receiving a 10.16 cm stitch on the left side of his head while the Paya Besar UMNO division secretary of women, Fauziah Abdul Rahman, suffered a crack in the neck. 
Honour of Malaysia
Malaysia : Commander of the Order of Loyalty to the Crown of Malaysia - Tan Sri (PSM) (2017)
- No tobacco month 1998
- Wanita UMNO's Request For Supreme Council Seats Will Be Considered
- Some 70,000 Have Invested In Asnita
- "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
- "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
- "Semakan Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat".