Rauff Hakeem

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Birthday
13, 1960
Birthplace
Sri Lanka
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
13, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
Sri Lanka

About

After becoming a member of the Sri Lankan Parliament, this Sri Lanka Muslim Congress party-turned United National Party politician held the posts of Minister of Justice; Minister of Posts and Telecommunication; and Minister of Urban Development, Water Supply and Drainage.

Before Fame

Before beginning his political career, he earned LLB and LLM degrees from Royal College Colombo.

Trivia

In the early 2000s, he led the Sri Lankan Muslim Congress in the wake of former leader M.H.M. Ashraff's death.

Family Life

Born Abdul Rauff Hibathul Hakeem, he spent his youth in Nawalapitiya, Sri Lanka, and later settled in Colombo with his wife Shanaz Hakeem.

Associated With

He and Namal Rajapaksa both served in the Sri Lankan Parliament.