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Dato’ NAPSIAH BTE OMAR, Malaysian Minister at the National Unity and Social Development Ministry. Commander of The Order of Negeri Sembilan; First Woman Member of Parliament to come from Negeri Sembilan.


NAPSIAH BTE OMAR, Dato’ was born on April 21, 1943 in Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan.


Tunku Khursiah School, Kuala Pilah. Tunku Mohamad School, Kuala Pilah. Telopea Park High School, Canberra, Australia, 1961-1963.

Australian National University, Canberra, Bachelor of Science, Zoology and Botany, 1963-1966. Cornell University, Ithica, New York, Master of Science, Nutrition and Education, 1969-1972.


Elected Member of Parliament for Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan, Barisan, 1982, re-elected 1986. Deputy Federal Minister of Housing and Local Government. 1982-1987; Minister of Public Enterprises, since 1988.

Member, Supreme Council UMNO, since 1988. Deputy Chief, Wanita UMNO, since 1988. Chairman, Wanita UMNO Movement, Negeri Sembilan, since 1988.

Chief, Wanita UMNO, Kuala Pilah Division, since 1988. Professional career: Administrative Officer, Department of Settlers Development, FELDA Kuala Lumpur, 1967-1969. Lecturer, College of Agriculture Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, 1972.

Coordinator, Home and Nutrition Technology Department, University Pertanian Malaysia (UPM), 197273, promoted to Acting Head of Department, 1973-1976. Promoted to Head of Human Development Studies Department, 1978-1980 Associate Professor, 1981-1982. Concurrently, Head, 4th UPM College Accomodation, 1974-1982.

Resigned as Associate Professor to enter politics, 1982.


Founder and Vice-President, Australian Overseas Student Association, Canberra, 1963-1965. Committee member. Life, Family Planning, Selangor and Federal Territory. Chairman, Kuala Pilah District Cooperative Development.

Committee Member, National Cooperative Development. Clubs: President, Federal Territory Girl Guides.