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Detailed Profile: Shri E. Ahamed

NameShri E. Ahamed
Constituency from which I am electedMalappuram
Father's NameLate Shri Abdul Khader Haji
Mother's NameLate Smt. Nafeesa Beevi
Date of Birth29 Apr 1938
Birth PlaceKannur (Kerala)
Maritial StatusWidower
Date of Marriage 14 May 1961
Spouse NameLate Smt. Zuhara Ahamed
No. of ChildrenNo.of Sons:2   No.of Daughters:1
State NameKerala
Party NameIndian Union Muslim League
Permanent Address`Sitara`, Thana Kannur - 670 012 KeralaTels. (0497) 2706713, 2769560
Present Address9, Teen Murti Marg,New Delhi - 110 011Tels. (011) 23015358, 23015382 (R), 23382323, 23384413 (O) Fax. (011) 23385385 (R), 23384413 (O)
Email ideahmed[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsB.A., B.L. Educated at Government Brennen College, Tellicherry and Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Positions Held
1967-91Member, Kerala Legislative Assembly (five terms)
1981-83Chairman, Municipal Council, Kannur, Kerala
1982-87Cabinet Minister, Industry, Govt. of Kerala
1987-91Chairman, Committee on Government Assurances, Kerala Legislative Assembly
1991Elected to 10th Lok Sabha
1992-94Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
1993Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism
Special Permanent Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs
1993-94Chairman, Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House
1994-96Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests
1995 onwardsGeneral Secretary, Indian Union Muslim League (IUML)
1996Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Chairman, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Committee on Railways
1998Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Chairman, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Committee on External Affairs
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation
1999Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (4th term)
Chairman, Joint Committee on Food Management in Parliament House Complex
Member, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation
Member, Committee on External Affairs
Member, Committee on Provision of Computers to Members of Parliament
2003Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Pesticide residues in and safety standards for soft drinks, fruit juice and other beverages
2004Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (5th term)
22 May 2004Union Minister of State, Ministry of External Affairs
14 Sep. 2008National President, Indian Union Muslim League (I.U.M.L.)
2009Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (6th term)
Leader, Muslim League Kerala State Committee Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
2009 - 18 Jan 2011Union Minister of State, Railways
Mar. 2010Member, Parliamentary Forum on Population and Public Health
19 Jan 2011 - 28 OctUnion Minister of State, External Affairs
July 2011 - 28 Oct. Union Minister of State, Human Resource Development
Leader, Indian Union Muslim League Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
Social and Cultural ActivitiesAssociated with several educational, cultural and social institutions
Special InterestsPromotion of education, establishing schools and institutions
Sports and ClubsFootball and cricket
Favourite Pastimes and RecreationReading,writing and music
Countries VisitedWidelly travelled; Chairman, Meeting of Heads of Indian Missions of GCC countries, Doha, 18th & 19th March 2006; Special Emissary of the then Prime Minister Late Smt. Indira Gandhi and met Heads of States of the Gulf Countries, 1984;Leader of Indian Delegation to : (i) Trade delegation of government of India to Gulf Countries, 1984; (ii) Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Co-operation Ministerial Meeting, Colombo, August, 2004; (iii) Signing of Sudan Peace Agreement, Nairobi, January 2005; (iv) Small Island developing States Meeting, Mauritius, January, 2005; (v) League of Arab States Summit, Algiers, March, 2005; (vi) Sudan donors Conference, Oslo, April, 2005; (vii) South Summit/G-77 Ministerial Confernce at Doha, Qatar, June, 2005; (viii) Review Conference on Financing for Development, United Nations General Assembly, June, 2005; (ix) Regional Ministerial Meeting of Asia and Pacific on Millennium Development Goals, Jakarta, August, 2005; (x) Lebanon and Syria on a Bilateral visit from 27 Sept. 2005-1 Oct. 2005; (xi) 26 Session of SAARC Summit, Dhaka, 10-13 November, 2005; (xii) International Donors Conference, Islamabad, 18-22 November, 2005; (xiii) 6th Indian Ocean Rim Associaton for Regional Cooperation Ministerial and Senior officals meeting, Tehran, 20-22 February,2006; (xiv) Eighteenth Summit of League of Arab States, Khartoum, Sudan, 28-30 March, 2006; (xv) 10th Session of India-Tunisia Joint Commission meeting, Tunisia, 5-8 February, 2007; (xvi)7th Council of Ministers meeting of Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC), Tehran, 3-8 March, 2007; (xvii) 6th Asia Cooperation Dialogue Ministerial Meeting, Seoul, South Korea; (xviii) NAM Ministerial Meeting on Human Rights and Cultural Diversity, Tehran, Iran, 3-4 September, 2007; (xix) Heads of State Council meeting of the Member & Observer States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, Tashkent, 1-3 November , 2007; (xx)62nd Session, UNGA, New York, 29 November-3 December, 2007; (xxi) 31st Session of SAARC Council of Minsiters meeting, Colombo, 27 February, 2009;(xxii) NAM Ministerial Meeting, Havana 29-30 April, 2009; (xxiii) League of Arab States Summit, Algiers, 2005; Khartoum, 2006; Riyadh, 2007; Damascus, 2008; Doha, 2009; Leader, Fact Finding Team, Mina Fire Tragedy, Saudi Arabia, 1997;Member: (i) Indian Delegation in the UN General Assembly, 1992-97; (ii) Indian Delegation to World Social Summit Copenhagen, 1995; (iii) Indian parliamentary Delegations to various countries, 1994-2001;and (iv) Indian World Parliamentary Conference, Amman, Jordan, 2000;Represented, Indian Parliament in Commonwealth Parliamentary Joint Colloquium at Buckinghamshire, U.K., 1998; Accompanied: (i) Former Vice President, Shri Bhairon Singh Shekhawat in the funeral of ruler of Dubai H. H. Sheikh Makhtoum Rashid Al-Makhtoum on 5 January 2007; (ii) Hon`ble Vice President of India to Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan, April 4-10, 2008; (iii) Prime Minsiter of India to Oman and Qatar, 8-9 November, 2008;
Other InformationFounder Chairman, Kerala State Rural Development Board (Statutory Board of Govt. of Kerala), 1971-77; Executive Chairman, Kerala State Small Scale Industries Development Corporation, 1979-80; Chairman, Crisis Management Group during Iraq hostage crisis, August-September, 2004 President: (i)Muslim Educational Foundation, Panur, Kannur, Kerala; (ii) Kannur Deenul Islam Sabha Regd. Kerala; Member: (i) Board of the Medical College, Pariyaram, Kerala; (ii) Managing Committee, MEA Engineering College, Malappuram, near Perinthalmanna, Kerala; (iii) Executive Council, Aligarh Muslim University; and (iv) Central Haj Committee, 2003

Source: Lok Sabha