A day after he tied the knot and stepped into a new phase of his life, SMU alumnus Abbas Ali Mohamed Irshad was appointed as a Nominated Member of Parliament. Mr Irshad founded SMU’s Apolitical Society, where students discussed issues on politics and civil society. He also started the Muslim Society in SMU. In 2012, he set up inter-religious non-profit group Roses of Peace, which gained traction with many in the community regardless of race or religion. It now has some 3,000 youth who spread the message of love.
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Last updated on 14 Oct 2018 .