Najib continues to control the Finance Ministry as he unveils his new cabinet line up.
Why must the PM also control Finance? Isn’t there a lot to handle in each of these portfolios?
The new line-up of Ministers and Deputy Ministers (The Star):
*Prime Minister: Najib Razak (UMNO)
*Deputy Prime Minister: Muhyiddin Yassin (UMNO)
Prime Minister’s Department:
Jamil Khir Baharom (UMNO), 2. Abdul Wahid Omar (Senator), 3. Idris Jala (senator); 4. Joseph Kurup (PBRS), 5. Shahidan Kassim (UMNO), 6. Nancy Shukri (PBB), 7. Paul Low Seng Kwan (senator), 8. Joseph Entulu Belaun (PRS)
Deputy Ministers: 1. Razali Ibrahim (UMNO); 2. Waytha Moorthy Ponnusamy (Senator)
*Ministry of Finance:
Minister of Finance 1: Najib Razak (UMNO)
Minister of Finance 2: Ahmad Husni Mohamad Hanadzlah (UMNO)
Deputy Minister of Finance
Ahmad Maslan (UMNO)
Ministry of Transport:
Minister: (Acting post being held open pending MCA decision) Hishammuddin Hussein (UMNO)
Deputy Minister: Ab Aziz Kaprawi (UMNO)
*Ministry of Defence
Hishammuddin Hussein (UMNO)
Deputy Minister: Abdul Rahim Bakri (UMNO)
*Ministry of Home Affairs:
Minister: Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (UMNO)
Deputy Minister: Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar (PBB)
*Ministry of Education & Higher Learning
Minister 1: Muhyiddin Yassin (UMNO)
Minister 2: Idris Jusoh (UMNO)
Deputy Minister 1: Mary Yap Kain Ching (PBS)
Deputy Minister 2: P. Kamalanathan (MIC)
*Ministry of Works:
Minister: Fadillah Yusof (PBB)
Deputy Minister: Rosnah Abdul Rashid Shirlin (UMNO)
*Ministry of International Trade & Industry
Minister: Mustapa Mohamed (UMNO)
Deputy Minister: Hamim Samuri (UMNO)
*Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Minister: Anifah Aman (UMNO)
Deputy Minister: Hamzah Zainuddin
*Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism
Minister: Hasan Malek (UMNO)
Deputy Minister: Ahmad Bashah Mohamad Hanipah (Senator)
*Ministry of Communication & Multimedia
Minister: Ahmad Shabery Cheek (UMNO)
Deputy Minister: Jailani Johari (UMNO)
*Ministry of Human Resources
Minister: Richard Riot Jaem (SUPP)
Deputy Minister: Ismail Abdul Muttalib (UMNO)
*Ministry of Rural & Regional Development
Minister: Shafie Apdal (UMNO)
Deputy Minister: Alexander Nanta Linggi (PBB)
*Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing & Local Government
Minister: Abdul Rahman Dahlan (UMNO)
Deputy Minister: Halimah Mohamad Saddique (UMNO)
*Ministry of Youth & Sport
Minister: Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar (UMNO)
Deputy Minister: M. Saravanan (MIC)
*Ministry of Health
Minister: S. Subramaniam (MIC)
Deputy Minister: Hilmi Yahaya (UMNO)
*Ministry of the Federal Territories
Minister: Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor (UMNO)
Deputy Minister: J. Loga Bala Mohan (Senator)
*Ministry of Plantation Industries & Commodities
Minister: Douglas Uggah Embas (PBB)
Deputy Minister: Noriah Kasnon (UMNO)
*Miistry of Energy, Green Technology & Water
Minister: Maximus Johnity Ongkili (PBS)
Deputy Minister: Mahdzir Khalid (UMNO)
*Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry
Minister: Ismail Sabri Yaakob (UMNO)
Deputy Minister: Tajuddin Abdul Rahman (UMNO)
*Ministry of Tourism & Culture
Minister: Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz (UMNO)
Deputy Minister: Joseph Salang Gandum (PRS)
*Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation
Minister: Ewon Ebin (UPKO)
Deputy Minister: Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah (UMNO)
*Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment
Minister: G. Palanivel (MIC)
Deputy Minister: James Dawos Mamit (PBB)
*Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development
Minister: Rohani Abdul Karim (PBB)
Deputy Minister: Azizah Mohamad Dun (UMNO)
Deputy Ministers: 27
Total ministries: 24
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Him again with the Money-Is-Never-Short portfolio?
I am afraid Ah Kong’s safe deposits & blood, sweat & tears public funds will see newly added free-flowing taps installed in Putrajaya overnight.
Nations are now wearing thrifty belts to conserve their own Ah Kong’s monies but in Boleh Land, the perennial outflow, wastage & leakages will be as normal as Sungai Pinang River’s fast flowing after a hot summer cyclone rain.
Wastage & Leakages Flow Like Putrajaya Longkang River! (My thousand apologies to Anil for borrowing his tagline for a twist!).
I doubt this new cabinet will do anything about racism and punish people like Datuk Mohd Noor Abdullah.
Waytha the Great Pretender has just got his minister post.
Do you think one can survived with just water without food for 21 days?
Now we have the greatest pretender in Ah Cheap with is … deceits.
Enjoy it here, The Great Pretender
Where is Lim Kit Siang ???
There is no Lim Kit Siang but there are (those) like Waytha who act hunger sandiwara to get his minister post. I believed MCA and Gerakan are doing another sandiwara just like Waytha. Don’t worry you will see a lot of it and the ending will be the same. MCA and Gerakan will be waiting for crumbs and handout. They thought the Chinese will be giving a hue and cry over their non participant but they are wrong. The Chinese would not give a damn because these hypocrites like Waytha and sooner MCA and Gerakan are doing it for their… Read more »
Where’s the ex Minister of 69?
Disappointed on the cabinet line up. Muyiddin is still the Minister for Education, a disaster. Hishammudin is still in the line up who is a major disappointment when he was in the Home Minister. How can (someone) like Waythamoorthy be appointed as a Deputy Minister.