Apr 9, 2009

PM Najib names his new cabinet line-up

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today announced appointments to the new Cabinet, comprising 28 Cabinet Ministers and 40 deputy ministers.

They are:-

PRIME MINISTER:
Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak

DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER:
Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin

MINISTER IN THE PRIME MINISTER'S DEPARTMENT:
1. Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon (Unity and Performance Management)
2. Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz (Legal and Parliamentary Affairs)
3. Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop (Economic Planning Unit)
4. Mej-Jen (B) Datuk Jamil Khir Baharom (Islamic Religious Affairs)

Deputy Ministers:
1. Datuk Liew Vui Keong
2. Datuk Dr Mashitah Ibrahim
3. Datuk S.K. Devamany
4. Ahmad Maslan
5. T.Murugiah

FINANCE MINISTER:
Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak

SECOND FINANCE MINISTER:
Datuk Ahmad Husni Mohamad Hanadzlah

Deputy:
1. Datuk Chor Chee Heung
2. Datuk Dr Awang Adek Hussin

EDUCATION MINISTER:
Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin

Deputy:
1. Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong
2. Dr Mohd Puad Zarkashi

TRANSPORT MINISTER:
Datuk Ong Tee Keat

Deputy:
1. Datuk Abdul Rahim Bakri
2. Datuk Robert Lau Hoi Chew

PLANTATION INDUSTRIES AND COMMODITIES MINISTER:
Tan Sri Bernard Dompok

Deputy:
1. Datuk Hamzah Zainudin

HOME MINISTER:
Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein

Deputy:
1. Datuk Wira Abu Seman Yusop
2. Jelaing anak Mersat

INFORMATION, COMMUNICATIONS, ARTS AND CULTURE MINISTER:
Datuk Seri Utama Dr Rais Yatim

Deputy:
1. Datuk Joseph Salang Gandum
2. Senator Heng Seai Kie

ENERGY, GREEN TECHNOLOGY AND WATER MINISTER:
Datuk Peter Chin Fah Kui

Deputy:
Noriah Kasnon

RURAL AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT MINISTER:
Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal

Deputy:
1. Datuk Hassan Malek
2. Datuk Joseph Entulu anak Belaun

HIGHER EDUCATION MINISTER:
Datuk Seri Mohd Khaled Nordin

Deputy:
1. Datuk Dr Hou Kok Chung
2. Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah

INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY MINISTER:
Datuk Mustapa Mohamed

Deputy:
1. Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir
2. Datuk Jacob Dungau Sagan

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION MINISTER:
Datuk Dr Maximus Ongkili

Deputy:
Fadillah Yusof

NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT MINISTER:
Datuk Douglas Uggah Embas

Deputy:
Tan Sri Joseph Kurup

TOURISM MINISTER:
Datuk Ng Yen Yen

Deputy:
Datuk Seri Sulaiman Abdul Rahman Abdul Taib

AGRICULTURE AND AGRO-BASED INDUSTRY MINISTER :
Datuk Noh Omar

Deputy:
1. Datuk Johari Baharum
2. Datuk Rohani Abdul Karim

DEFENCE MINISTER:
Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi

Deputy:
Datuk Dr Abdul Latiff Ahmad

WORKS MINISTER:
Datuk Shaziman Abu Mansor

Deputy:
Datuk Yong Khoon Seng

HEALTH MINISTER:
Datuk Liow Tiong Lai

Deputy:
Datuk Rosnah Rashid Shirlin

YOUTH AND SPORTS MINISTER:
Datuk Ahmad Shabery Cheek

Deputy:
1. Datuk Razali Ibrahim
2. Wee Jeck Seng

HUMAN RESOURCES MINISTRY:
Datuk Dr S.Subramaniam

Deputy:
Datuk Maznah Mazlan

DOMESTIC TRADE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS MINISTER:
Datuk Ismail Sabri Yaakob

Deputy:
Datuk Tan Lian Hoe

HOUSING AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT MINISTER:
Datuk Kong Cho Ha

Deputy:
Datuk Lajim Ukin

WOMEN, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT MINISTER:
Datuk Seri Sharizat Jalil

Deputy:
Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun

FOREIGN MINISTER:
Datuk Anifah Aman

Deputy:
1. A.Kohilan Pillay
2. Datuk Lee Chee Leong

FEDERAL TERRITORIES MINISTER:
Datuk Raja Nong Chik Raja Zainal Abidin

Deputy :
Datuk M.Saravanan

The following are ministers dropped by Najib:

Syed Hamid Albar (Home Affairs), Muhammad Muhd Taib (Rural and Regional Development), Azalina Othman Said (Tourism), Ong Ka Chuan (Housing and Local Government), senator Amirshah A Aziz (Minister in the PM's Department), Mohd Zin Mohamed Zulhasnan Rafique (Works) and (Federal Territories).

Shahrir Samad who had tendered his resignation as domestic trade and consumer affairs minister last week was not considered in this line-up.

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