|Succeeded by Ng Yen Yen|
Name Azalina Said
Preceded by New constituency
|Preceded by Hishammuddin Hussein|
Education University of Malaya
Succeeded by Ismail Sabri Yaakob
|Preceded by Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor|
Born 31 December 1963 (age 51) Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia (1963-12-31)
Alma mater University of Malaya London School of Economics and Political Science
Political party United Malays National Organisation
Similar People Shahrizat Abdul Jalil, Muhyiddin Yassin, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Mahdzir Khalid, Rafidah Aziz
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Dato' Sri Azalina binti Othman Said (born 31 December 1963) is a Malaysian politician. She is the Member of Parliament for Pengerang, Johor (2004–present). Azalina is currently a Minister in the Prime Minister's Department, holding that position since 2015. She was also Minister for Tourism from 2008 to 2009 and the Minister for Youth and Sports from 2004 to 2008. She is a member of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), the main component party of the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition.
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- Early life
- Political career
- Social contributions
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Azalina was born in Johor Bahru on 31 December 1963 to a father of Buginese ancestry and a mother of Arab lineage. She spent her early years in Penang where she received her elementary education at a Catholic school, Convent Green Lane. Azalina started her tertiary education in Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) (or Institut Teknologi Mara (ITM) as it was known then) by taking her Diploma in Public Administration (DPA). Upon graduating with ITM, she read laws in Universiti Malaya and graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours.) or LL.B Hons. After graduating in 1988, she went on to further her studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom and graduated with a Master of Laws (LLM) in 1990.
She first started her career in Malaysia as a legal assistant at Messr Raja Darryl & Loh law firm (1988–1989, 1991–1994). After gaining experience, she became an associate partner of Azalina Chan & Chia law firm (1994–2001) and with Messrs Skine (2001–2002).
In 2002, she formed a partnership with Messrs Zaid Ibrahim & Co [2002–2004], which is the largest law firm in Malaysia and later on with Zaid Ibrahim & Co. LLP, Singapore in 2003. Coincidentally, Zaid Ibrahim was also her cabinet colleague, having been appointed Minister in the Prime Minister's Department in-charge of Legal Affairs at the same time as her appointment as Tourism Minister.
Before getting involved in politics, she was the host of various television talk shows, mainly discussing about political, economic and social issues, such as Dateline Malaysia and Lidah Pengarang on ntv7.
Azalina is also active in various social organisations. She is directly involved as Adviser to associations such as the Malaysian Muslim Lawyers Association, Malaysian Women Contractors and Construction Organisation, Yayasan Pembangunan Malaysia and the Women's Crisis Centre. She is also a member of Sisters in Islam, which fights for Muslim women's rights and equality.