Thursday, April 9, 2009


Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak today announced his much awaited cabinet.

His press conference to make the announcement started at 3pm. He is flanked by Muhyiddin Yassin.

Thecabinet reflects the government's aim to focus of people-first paradigm, Najib said, adding that there would be 28 ministers and 40 deputy ministers.

He said two ministries have been merged and one new ministry formed. A separate portfolio has also been created to oversee national unity under the PM's Department.

He also said that he would personally look into the performance of each minister every six months.

The members of his cabinet are:
Muhyiddin Yassin - Deputy PM

Ministers in PMs Department
Koh Tsu Koon - Unity and Performance
Nor Mohamed Yakcob - Economy Planning Unit
Nazri Abdul Aziz - Parliament
Jamil Khir Baharom - Religious Affairs

Finance Ministry
Najib Abdul Razak (1)
Ahmad Husni (2)

Education Ministry
Muhyiddin Yassin

Transport Ministry
Ong Tee Keat

Home Affairs Ministry
Hishammuddin Hussein

Information, Culture, Arts and Communications
Rais Yatim

Energy, Green Technology and Water
Peter Chin

Rural Development
Shafie Apdal

Higher Education
Khaled Nordin

International Trade and Industry
Mustapa Mohamed
Deputy: Mukhriz Mahathir

Ng Yen Yen

Noh Omar

Ahmad Zahid Hamidi

Shaziman Mansur

Liow Tiong Lai

Sports and Youth
Ahmad Shabery Cheek

Human Resources
S Subramaniam

Housing and Local Goverment
Kong Cho Ha

Women, Family and Community Development
Shahrizat Abdul Jalil

Foreign Ministry
Anifah Aman

FT Minister
Raja Nong Chik Raja Zainal Abidin

Consumer Affairs and Domestic Trade
Ismail Sabri Yaakob

Key ministers dropped
Thosetop ministers dropped are Azalina Othman (Tourism), Syed Hamid Albar(Home), Muhammad Muhd Taib (Rural Development), Amirsham A Aziz (PM'sDepartment) and Ong Ka Chuan (Housing).

Also not included in thenew line-up is Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin, but his rival Mukhriz Mahathir has been named a deputy minister.

Khairy is the only head of the three Umno wings not appointed minister.


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E-RA said...

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