Fahmi Fadzil

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Ahmad Fahmi Mohamed Fadzil
فهمي فاضل
Fahmi Fadzil 2023 (cropped).jpg
Fahmi in 2023
Minister of Communications and Digital
Assumed office
3 December 2022
MonarchAbdullah
Prime MinisterAnwar Ibrahim
DeputyTeo Nie Ching
Preceded byAnnuar Musa
(Minister of Communications and Multimedia)
Information Chief of the People's Justice Party
Assumed office
20 July 2022
PresidentAnwar Ibrahim
DeputyChua Wei Kiat
Preceded byShamsul Iskandar Md. Akin
Communications Director of the People's Justice Party
In office
11 September 2013 – 20 July 2022
PresidentWan Azizah Wan Ismail
(2013–2018)
Anwar Ibrahim
(2018–2022)
Preceded byNik Nazmi Nik Ahmad
Succeeded byLee Chean Chung
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Lembah Pantai
Assumed office
9 May 2018
Preceded byNurul Izzah Anwar
(PHPKR)
Majority5,598 (2018)
13,912 (2022)
Personal details
Born
Ahmad Fahmi bin Mohamed Fadzil

(1981-02-04) 4 February 1981 (age 41)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyPeople's Justice Party (PKR)
Other political
affiliations
Pakatan Harapan (PH)
Barisan Nasional (BN)
(aligned:since 2022)
SpouseSiti Saleha Mohd Baharum
Alma materPurdue University
OccupationPolitician, actor, writer
WebsiteFahmi Fadzil
Fahmi Fadzil on Facebook
Fahmi Fadzil on Parliament of Malaysia

Ahmad Fahmi bin Mohamed Fadzil (Jawi: أحمد فهمي بن محمد فاضل; born 4 February 1981) is a Malaysian politician who has served as Minister of Communications and Digital in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration under Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim since December 2022 and[1] the Member of Parliament (MP) for Lembah Pantai since May 2018. He is a member of the People's Justice Party (PKR), a component party of the PH coalition. He has also served as Information Chief of PKR since July 2022 and served as Communications Director of PKR from September 2013 to July 2022. [2]

Education[edit]

Fahmi has a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering (BSChE) from Purdue University, Indiana, USA.

Career[edit]

Prior to formally joining PKR in 2010, Fahmi was a writer, actor[3] and an award-winning theatre performer, and has appeared in shows such as the 2006 TV series Gol & Gincu (Goalpost and Lipsticks) and interview program The Fairly Current Show. He was also actively involved in social activism one which was being part of the Taman Medan Community Arts Project in 2012 which was about addressing racial tensions among young people through performing and visual arts. He was also graceful enough to act as a panellist in the Anti-Cyberbully Awareness Forum, a forum organised by the Universiti Malaya Student Union (UMSU) in Universiti Malaya on 7 January 2023.

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia[4][5][6]
Year Constituency Government Votes Pct Opposition(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2018 P121 Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur Fahmi Fadzil (PKR) 33,313 50.24% Raja Nong Chik Zainal Abidin (UMNO) 27,715 41.80% 66,305 5,598 83.50%
Fauzi Abu Bakar (PAS) 5,277 7.96%
2022 Fahmi Fadzil (PKR) 35,359 46.09% Ramlan Shahean @ Askolani (UMNO) 21,447 27.96% 76,714 13,912 75.34%
Fauzi Abu Bakar (PAS) 19,098 24.60%
Noor Asmah Mohd Razalli (PUTRA) 810 1.06%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fahmi Fadzil, engineer-performer-activist turned politician". Malay Mail. 7 February 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  2. ^ "PKR's Fahmi Fadzil emerges victorious after a neck-and-neck battle with Raja Nong Chik for Lembah Pantai". The Star. 10 May 2018. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Fahmi Fadzil". IMDb. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2018. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  5. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE – 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  6. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.

External links[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Lembah Pantai
10 May 2018–present
Incumbent
Party political offices
Preceded by Communications Director of the People's Justice Party (Malaysia)
11 September 2013–present
Incumbent