Abdul Manan Ismail

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Yang Berhormat Dato' Haji
Abdul Manan Ismail
Member of Parliament
for Paya Besar, Pahang
Assumed office
Preceded by Siti Zaharah Sulaiman
Majority 8,503
Member of the Pahang State Legislative Assembly
for Panching
In office
Preceded by New constituency
Succeeded by Mohd Zaili Besar
Personal details
Born (1948-06-28) 28 June 1948 (age 69)
Pahang, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
Political party UMNOBarisan Nasional
Occupation Politician

Dato' Haji Abdul Manan Ismail (born 28 June 1948) is a Malaysian politician. He is the Member of Parliament for the Paya Besar constituency in Pahang. He is a member of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) party in the governing Barisan Nasional coalition.[1]

Abdul Manan served was a long-serving private secretary to Najib Razak while the latter was a federal minister.[2] In 2004 he was elected to the State Assembly of Pahang, representing the constituency of Panching.[3]

In the 2008 general election, Abdul Manan contested the Paya Besar parliamentary constituency, replacing former government minister Siti Zaharah Sulaiman as UMNO's nominee for the seat.[3] Abdul Manan won the seat, defeating Mohd Jafri Ab Rashid of the People's Justice Party by an 8,503 majority.[4] In 2010 he was appointed chairman of the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia, and in 2013 he retained his parliamentary seat with a margin of 7,715 votes.[2]

Election results

Parliament of Malaysia: Paya Besar, Pahang[4]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2008 Abdul Manan Ismail (UMNO) 19,355 63% Mohd Jafri Ab Rashid (PKR) 10,852 35%
2013 Abdul Manan Ismail (UMNO) 23,747 58% Murni Hidayah Anuar (PKR) 16,032 39%
State Assembly of Pahang: Panching[4]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2004 Abdul Manan Ismail (UMNO) 7,527 66% Yusof Embong (PAS) 3,780 33%


  1. ^ "Abdul Manan bin Ismail, Y.B. Dato' Haji" (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Retrieved 11 July 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "YB Dato' Haji Abdul Manan Ismail". MyIPO. Retrieved 12 October 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Pahang BN To Field 30 Percent New Faces". Berita Wilayah. Bernama. 22 February 2008. Retrieved 11 July 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 6 September 2011. Retrieved 11 July 2010.  Percentage figures based on total turnout.

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