H.E. Oknha Datuk Dr. Othsman Hassan

Senior Minister for Special Mission, Cambodia


H.E. OKNHA DATUK DR OTHSMAN HASSAN, born on 10 January 1954 at Trapaing Chouk Village, Boeung Commune, Baray District, Kompong Thom Province. Graduated from Kampong Thmar High School.

Presently he is the President of the Cambodian Muslim Development Foundation (CMDF) since 1997 until now. With his credibility, Oknha Datuk Dr. Othsman Hassan being appointed as a Senior Minister in charge of Special Mission on Cambodian Islamic Affairs since 2018.

As a Senior Minister, he is being appointed as a diplomat on Special Mission to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and as a member of highest council of the Muslim World League or RABITA. It is also on achievement when he was appointed as personal advisor to the prime minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia to represent the Muslim Minority starting from 1999. His excellence in strengthening the collaboration under one Muslim Community elevate his name in the ASEAN Region.

He was awarded honorary doctorate of philosophy by the Fatoni University, Kingdom of Thailand. Being awarded Datuk Seri title by the Yang Di-Pertua Negeri of Malacca. He also received the honorific title “Oknha” from his Royal Highness King Noromdom Sihanouk in 1998.

His sincereness, the Malaysian government is awarding him with the International Maál Hijrah Prominent Figure Award for 1444 H/2022 M to the Senior Minister in charge of Special Mission on Cambodia Islamic Affairs, the honorable Oknha Datuk Dr. Othsman Hassan.