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Abdul Rauff Hakeem is the National Leader of SLMC. He is currently the Minister of Justice of Sri Lanka. An Attorney at Law, he holds a Masters Degree in Law from the University of Colombo. He succeeded as the National Leader after the accidental death of the founder leader of the party. A persuasive orator, he is tri lingual and writes Tamil poetry. With his middle class roots, oratorical skills and the sharp intellect, he is the best known Muslim politician in contemporary Sri Lanka. Affable and accessible to opponents and supporters, he has built a reputation as a consensus seeker. He is presently engaged in building a rapprochement between the state and the Tamil minority party TNA to arrive at a political settlement and National reconciliation.   (See profile of Leader)

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