KUALA TERENGGANU, March 9 (Bernama) -- Businessman Datuk Dr Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali, who is PAS's MP for Kuala Nerus, made history for himself when he was appointed as Plantation Industry and Commodities Minister in Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin's Cabinet today.
Mohd Khairuddin, 47, who hails from Seberang Takir here, also holds several important posts in the party including being in PAS Central Working Committee since 2015.
Before being active in politics, Mohd Khairuddin was a lecturer at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) from 1999 to 2002 and a Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) lecturer from 2002 till 2008.
He is very outspoken in championing the rights and welfare of the rakyat in Parliament and is also active in charity work.
He is the founder and current chairman of both the Maahad Tahfiz Anak Yatim Darul Fuqaha and Sekolah Rendah Islam Pintar Tahfiz Fuqaha in Bangi, Selangor.
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Mohd Khairuddin's bio-data:
Name: Datuk Dr Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali (also known as Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali At-Takiri)
Date of birth: 9 December 1973
From: Kampung Baru, Seberang Takir, Kuala Terengganu.
1986: Sekolah Menengah Agama Sultan Zainal Abidin
1992: Sekolah Menengah Agama (Atas) Sultan Zainal Abidin
1996: Degree in Arabic and Literature from University of Jordan.
2000: Masters in Arabic and Literature from Aal Al-Bayt University, Jordan.
2001: Doctorate (PhD) in Islamic Studies from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
1999 – 2002: IIUM lecturer
2002 – 2008: UKM lecturer
Elected Kuala Nerus MP in 13th General Election (GE13) in 2013
Retains Kuala Nerus seat in GE14 in 2018
PAS Central Working Committee member for 2015 - 2017 term
PAS Central Working Committee member for 2017- 2019 term
PAS Central Working Committee member for 2019 - 2021 term
INVOLVEMENT IN PRIVATE SECTOR:
Founder and chairman: Maahad Tahfiz Anak Yatim Darul Fuqaha di Bangi,Selangor
Founder and chairman: Sekolah Rendah Islam Pintar Tahfiz Fuqaha di Bangi, Selangor
Member of Board of Governors: Sekolah Rendah Islam Pintar Tahfiz Kuala Terengganu.
Member of Board of Directors: Kolej Universiti Islam Zulkifli Muhammad
TAGS: Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali, Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali At-Takiri, PAS, minister