Ali, Irfaan

Ali, Irfaan

(Mohammed Irfaan Ali), 1980–, Guyanese political leader. He worked for the Caribbean Development Bank before he was first elected to Guyana's national assembly in 2006. A member of the People's Progressive Party (PPP), he served as minister of housing and water (2009–15) and acting minister of tourism, industry, and commerce (2011–15) under President RamotarRamotar, Donald Rabindranauth,
1950–, Guyanese political leader. An economist, he joined the People's Progressive party (PPP) in 1967, was elected to its central committee (1979) and executive committee (1983), then was named general secretary (1997).
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. In 2019 he was accused of conspiracy and fraud, but the charges were later dropped and Ali became the PPP candidate for president of Guyana. In 2020, preliminary election results suggested that David GrangerGranger, David Arthur,
1945–, Guyanese political leader and military officer. He served in the Guyanese army (1965–92), rising to the rank of brigadier and becoming commander of the Guyana Defense Force (1979–90) and national security adviser (1990–92).
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's coalition had narrowly won, but results from a crucial district were questioned and Ali ultimately became president following a recount.
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