Mohd Fahmi Aliman (Singapore Politician)

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Mohd Fahmi Aliman
Mohd Fahmi Aliman PAP.jpg
Born1972
EducationBachelor of Engineering
Alma materUniversity of Liverpool

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Mohd Fahmi Bin Aliman (born 1972) is a Singaporean politician and the former deputy chief executive of the Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (Islamic Religious Council of Singapore) (Muis).[1] In June 2020, he was announced as a People's Action Party (PAP) candidate in the 2020 General Elections.[2] As of 10 July 2020, he is an elected Member of Parliament (MP).

Background

Before joining Muis, Fahmi Aliman worked at the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) for 26 years.[3] In 2018, he took over as the Director of the Changi Regional Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Coordination Centre (RHCC).[4] He was appointed the deputy chief executive of Muis in 2019 before stepping down in March 2020.[5] A month later, he started work with the National Trades Union Congress' (NTUC) Administration and Research Unit.[6]

Early life & family

Fahmi Aliman was born in 1972 to a father who worked as a gas checker and a mother who was a cleaner.[7] As of 2020, he is married with four children.[8]

Education

Fahmi Aliman was a student at Jubilee Primary School and Jurong Secondary School. He then obtained a diploma from Ngee Ann Polytechnic before furthering his studies at the University of Liverpool where he graduated with a degree in engineering.[9]

Community outreach

Fahmi Aliman is the chairperson of [email protected], a community outreach programme aimed to help Malay-Muslim residents in the division.[10]

Politics

General Elections 2020 - Candidate (Marine Parade GRC)

Fahmi Aliman was announced as a People's Action Party candidate on 24 June 2020.[11] On the PAP website, he is quoted to have said:[12]

"All of us is leader within our own sphere. Continue to lead by example and walk the talk. Most importantly, stay true to your intent and purpose when making a difference to others."

The PAP team won Marine Parade GRC with 57.76 per cent of the votes.[13]

References/ Citations

  1. "SPEECH BY MR MASAGOS ZULKIFLI, MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND WATER RESOURCES AND MINISTER-IN-CHARGE OF MUSLIM AFFAIRS AT MUIS’ WORK PLAN SEMINAR ON SATURDAY, 30 MARCH 2019". Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura. Accessed on 26 June 2020.
  2. "Singapore GE2020: Profiles of PAP's new candidates". The Straits Times. June 25, 2020. Accessed on 26 June 2020.
  3. "Singapore GE2020: Profiles of PAP's new candidates". The Straits Times. June 25, 2020. Accessed on 26 June 2020.
  4. Ministry of Defence, Singapore (MINDEF). "Congrats to COL Mohd Fahmi Bin Aliman". Facebook. September 13, 2018. Accessed on 8 July 2020.
  5. Chew Hui Min. "Potential PAP candidates? Senior public servants step down ahead of General Election". Channel News Asia. June 16, 2020. Accessed on 26 June 2020.
  6. Yuen Sin, Olivia Ho. "Singapore GE2020: PAP new faces come from humble beginnings, took unconventional routes to success". The Straits Times. June 24, 2020. Accessed on 26 June 2020.
  7. "Singapore GE2020: Profiles of PAP's new candidates". The Straits Times. June 25, 2020. Accessed on 26 June 2020.
  8. "Mr Mohd Fahmi Aliman". People's Actions Party. Accessed on 8 July 2020.
  9. Amir Hussain. "GE2020: Ex-MUIS deputy chief exec among PAP's new candidates". Yahoo! News Singapore. June 24, 2020. Accessed on 26 June 2020.
  10. "M³@Bedok". M3 Singapore. Accessed on 8 July 2020.
  11. Aqil Haziq Mahmud and Cindy Co. "GE2020: PAP's new prospective candidates include former public servants, lawyer and banker". Channel News Asia. June 24, 2020. Accessed on 8 July 2020.
  12. "Mr Mohd Fahmi Aliman". People's Actions Party. Accessed on 8 July 2020.
  13. "2020 PARLIAMENTARY GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS". Elections Department Singapore. Accessed on 13 July 2020.