Akmal Nasrullah Mohd Nasir

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Akmal Nasir

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Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for P160 Johor Bahru
Assumed office
9 May 2018
Preceded byShahrir Abdul Samad
Majority19,782 (2018)
Ketua Angkatan Muda People's Justice Party
Assumed office
16 November 2018
DeputyHilman Idham
Preceded byNik Nazmi
Personal details
Born
Akmal Nasrullah bin Mohd Nasir

(1986-09-16) 16 September 1986 (age 32)
Malaysia
NationalityMalaysian
Political partyPakatan Harapan
People's Justice Party
EducationBachelor of Actuarial Science and Economy (Double Major)
Alma materUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison, United States
OccupationMember of Parliament for Johor Bahru
Websitehttp://akmalnasir.my/

Akmal Nasrullah Mohd Nasir, better known as Akmal Nasir, is a Malaysian politician. In the 2018 Malaysian general election, he contested the Johor Bahru parliamentary seat under the ticket of Pakatan Harapan and won[1] a two-way contest against Shahrir Abdul Samad representing Barisan Nasional.[2]

He contested the People's Justice Party party election 2018 for Chief of the Keadilan Youth Wing. He secured a narrow victory,[3][4]

Before he became a Member of Parliament, he was the founder and director[5] of an NGO called National Oversight and Whistleblowers Centre (NOW)[6][7] together with Rafizi Ramli. NOW Malaysia is the NGO that was responsible in exposing national financial scandals[8] during the reign of former Prime Minister, Dato' Seri Najib Razak. Some of them include alleged corruption[9] in National Feedlot Corporation (NFC)[10], that involved Shahrizat Abdul Jalil, and alleged misuse[11] of funds of Malaysian Islamic Economy Development Foundation (YaPEIM)

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2018 P160 Johor Bahru, Johor Akmal Nasrullah Mohd Nasir (PKR) 50,052 62.45% Shahrir Abdul Samad (UMNO) 30,270 37.55% 81,645 19,782 80.50%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Suhaini, Amanina. "PKR sapu bersih Johor Bahru". BH Online. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Profile Ahli Dewan". Portal Rasmi Parlimen Malaysia. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  3. ^ Ibrahim, Nadirah. "Jeers as Rafizi's protege Akmal Nasir announced as new PKR Youth chief". Malay Mail. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  4. ^ Fazaniza, Elly. "Johor Baru MP Akmal Nasir is the new PKR Youth Chief". The Sun Daily. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  5. ^ Boey, K.C. "Akmal Nasir and the handshake that changed his life". The Malay Mail. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  6. ^ "National Oversight and Whistleblowers Centre (NOW)".
  7. ^ Chi, Melissa. "Anti-graft director readies for courtroom brawl with Islamic affairs minister". Malay Mail. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  8. ^ "NOW Malaysia | Top 5 scandals leaked by informants". Retrieved 2019-03-11.
  9. ^ Grudgings, Stuart. "Cows and condos scandal highlights Malaysia's faded reforms". Reuters. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  10. ^ "PKR's Rafizi Ramli arrested for exposing NFC banking details". The Malaysian Times. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  11. ^ Shahrudin, Shamira. "NGO lodges report against alleged misuse of YaPEIM funds". New Straits Times. Retrieved 16 January 2019.