Zainudin Nordin

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Zainudin Nordin
Zainudin Nordin, President of the Football Association of Singapore, marking StarHub's appointment as official broadcaster and principal sponsor of the LionsXII - 2012.jpg
Zainudin Nordin, in his capacity as President of the Football Association of Singapore, marking StarHub's appointment as official broadcaster and principal sponsor of the LionsXII in 2012
Mayor of Central Singapore District
In office
30 May 2006 – 26 May 2011
Preceded by Heng Chee How
Succeeded by Sam Tan
Member of the Singapore Parliament
for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC
In office
25 October 2001 – 24 August 2015
Preceded by Ho Tat Kin
Succeeded by Saktiandi Supaat
Personal details
Born (1963-07-03) 3 July 1963 (age 53)
Singapore
Citizenship Singapore
Political party People's Action Party
Children Shaheen Nordin
Maya Nordin
Alma mater Jurong Junior College, French-Singapore Institute, ESIEE
Occupation Director, NTUC Care & Share, National Trades Union Congress; Executive Secretary, Education Services Union
Committees Public Petitions (10th11th Parliaments)
Religion Muslim
Website Official website

Zainudin Nordin (born 3 July 1963) is a former Singaporean politician. A member of the governing People's Action Party, he was a Member of Parliament representing the Bishan-Toa Payoh Group Representation Constituency (GRC).[1]

Zainudin has represented Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC since 2001 and will be going out in 2015. He is the former Mayor of the Central Community Development Council, and is currently the president of the Football Association of Singapore.[2] Notably, Zainuddin never served National Service in Singapore like most able-bodied males of his generation, as revealed by himself in a parliamentary speech during the Budget 2013 Committee of Supply.

Early life[edit]

Nordin's father was a security guard.[3] Nordin was exempt from National Service, as the National Service policy excludes some Malays.[4]

Awards[edit]

  • Chevalier in the National Order of Merit by the French Ambassador to Singapore[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ PAP defeats Chiam's team in Bishan-Toa Payoh
  2. ^ Nordin: Singapore making progress
  3. ^ Nordin, Zainudin. "Parliamentary speech by Mr Zainudin Nordin on President's opening address". National Trade Union Congress. National Trade Union Congress. Retrieved 5 June 2015. 
  4. ^ Li, Tania (1989). Malays in Singapore : culture, economy, and ideology (2. impr. ed.). Singapore: Oxford University Press. p. 109. ISBN 9780195889147. 
  5. ^ "Mr Zainudin Nordin, Chevalier in the National Order of Merit". France in Singapore. Embassy of France in Singapore. Retrieved 5 June 2015. 

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Government offices
Preceded by
Heng Chee How
Mayor of Central Singapore District
30 May 2006 – 26 May 2011
Succeeded by
Denise Phua
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Ho Peng Kee
President of the Football Association of Singapore
1 April 2009 – present
Incumbent