Rasheed was a former Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs for Singapore and mayor of the North Eastern district of Singapore. Rasheed’s activities have a focus on Singapore’s diplomatic relations with the Muslim world, and also on sharing knowledge about Singapore’s experience of inter-cultural and inter-religious relations with nations with substantial Muslim populations. Rasheed is widely known domestically, having held numerous positions of leadership throughout his career in journalism, organized labour and representing Singapore’s large percentage of Muslims. In 2013 he was appointed as ambassador to Kuwait.
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