Angkatan Islam Singapura (f.k.a. Angkatan Islam)
(English: Singapore Islamic Movement)
新加坡回教阵线
சிங்கப்பூர் இஸ்லாமிய இயக்கம்
Pan-Malayan Islamic Party
泛马来亚回教党
Parti Islam Setanah Melayu
அனைத்து மலேய இஸ்லாமியக் கட்சி
Registered: 6 August 1958
Symbol: Scales
In Malaya, PMIP began as the religious faction of UMNO but on 24 November 1951, it branched out into a separate organisation known as Pan-Malayan Islamic Association before evolving into a political party and making its debut in Singapore. In December 1966, Singapore introduced legislation to bar parties from being affiliated to Malaysian ones. PMIP Singapore was renamed AI, otherwise known as "Angkatan Islam Singapura" or AIS for short. In the 1972 and 1976 elections, it went under the UNF alliance. By the time it became inactive, it had garnered only single-digit percentages and lost its deposit in every seat it contested. On 14 March 2011, it made a discreet application to officially add "Singapura" to its name and adopted "Angkasa" as acronym but continued to remain dormant. On the other hand, its former hinterland, which became Parti Islam Se-Malaysia or PAS, is a major party in Malaysia today.
General Elections record
Year Seats Cand Won % Year Seats Cand Won %
1959 (PMIP) 51 3 0 2.7 1984 (AI) 79 1 0 2.3
1963 (PMIP) 51 2 0 5.4 1988 (AI) 81 1 0 1.5