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MAYOR’S PROFILE

YBHG.DATO' HAJI MOHD ZOHDI BIN HAJI SAAD, DSDK., AMK., BCK.

emel : zohdi@mbas.gov.my

              Yang Berbahagia Dato’ Haji Mohd. Zohdi bin Haji Saad, DSDK. AMK., BCK., was born on 22nd April 1960 in Kampung Tanjung, Padang Terap Kanan, Kedah.  His parents are Haji Saad bin Mad Noor and Hajah Zainab binti Haji Abdullah. He received his primary education in Padang Terap Primary School from 1967 until 1972,  he was then continued his secondary education in Dato’ Syed Ahmad Secondary School, Kuala Nerang from 1973 until 1978 and Dato’ Syed Omar Secondary School, Alor Setar from 1978 until 1979. He then pursued his tertiary education in University Malaya from 1980 until 1983 and been awarded with Bachelor in Economics (Public Management).  His thrive for knowledge never slows down as he successfully completed his Masters in Bussiness Management from University Utara Malaysia in 2004.

       Yang Berbahagia Dato’ Haji Mohd. Zohdi is happily married to his soulmate Yang Berbahagia Datin Hajah Nomadiah binti Haji Ariffin on 5th December 1983. This happy couple has been bestowed with 5 children, 1 girl and 4 boys, beautifully named as            Nur Zafirah binti Mohd Zohdi, Mohd Zharif bin Mohd Zohdi, Mohd Zhafri bin Mohd Zohdi, Abdul Azim bin Mohd Zohdi dan Abdullah Amir bin Mohd Zohdi.

            Yang Berbahagia Dato’ Haji Mohd. Zohdi started his service as Kedah Civil Servant on 3rd November 1983 and throughout his service, he has served as Assistant Director of  Kedah Lands And Mines Office, Assistant District Officer of Baling, Assistant Of State Secretary, Assistant District Officer ( Development ) of Kuala Muda, Secretary of Kulim Municipal Council, Officer of Jabatan Zakat Negeri Kedah, Chief Assistant Secretary of Kedah State Secretary ( Housing Department ), Secretary of Kedah Hal Ehwal Agama Islam Negeri Kedah, General Manager of Kedah Islamic Foundation, Deputy Director (1) Kedah Economic Planning Unit (EPU), Yang Dipertua Kulim Municipal Council, Deputy Director Lands and Mines Office (1) ( Development and Enforcement ) , Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Langkawi Development Authority ( LADA ), District Officer of Sik, District Officer of Kulim and effectively on August 15th, 2016, he was appointed as the 5th Mayor of Alor Setar.

          Apart from performing his obligation as Kedah Civil Servant, he is also actively involved in charity and community activites to his time. He is whole heartedly accord to serve as Deputy President of Aisyah Mosque’s Committee in Kampung Tanjung Padang Terap Kanan, Secretary of Darussolihin Islamic Studies Centre in Bukit Tembaga, Kuala Nerang Kedah, Internal Auditor of Kedah Civil Service Co-operative (KCS) dan the leader of Kampung Tanjung  Marhaban and Berzanji Group Yang Berbahagia Dato’ Haji Mohd. Zohdi loves reading, gardening, doing marhaban / berzanji as well as  golfing to fulfill his free time.

        To further enhance and equipped himself with knowledge, Yang Berbahagia Dato’ Haji Mohd. Zohdi has attended courses and seminars in international level namely as Friendship Programme For The 21st Century ‘’ in Japan from 07 June until 06 July 1995, Malaysian Leadership Development Programme For Middle Management Level (Manager) in Osaka International Centre (OSIC) Japan from  29th October until  18th November 2006, Green City For Human Betterment Conference 2012 Earoph World Congress in Daegu, South Korea from 12th October until 18th October 2012, IFHP 100 Centennary Congress A Tomorrow For Cities, For People, By People in Collage University , London from 8th June until 13th June 2013, Strategic Leadership Course Kedah Civil Service And State Government – Linked Companies in Asian Institute Of Management Makati, Manila Philipines from 15th October until 20th October 2015 and Building A High Performance Organisation Culture in Tokyo, Japan from 8th May 2017 until 14th May 2017.