Tan Sri Rafidah binti Aziz (born 4 November 1943) is a Malaysian politician who was Member of Parliament for the Kuala Kangsar constituency from 1986 to 2013. Born in Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Rafidah was Minister of International Trade and Industry from 1987 to 2008. As minister, she was the chairman of MATRADE beginning in 1991.
Malaysian Politicians Say the Darndest Things
- I had to put my feet on the table.
- at the 10th APEC summit at Kuala Lumpur, November 1998
- It was the most disgusting speech I ever heard in my life.
- comment on a controversial speech given by Al Gore at the same APEC summit, in which he praised demonstrations in Malaysia protesting the arrest of Anwar Ibrahim as champions of democracy.