Muhyiddin announces new Malaysian cabinet; no deputy prime minister.

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After a week being appointed as the 8th prime minister of Malaysia, Muhyiddin Yassin announced at 5pm today his new cabinet lineup for the government.

The highlight of the announcement – the deputy prime minister position has yet to be filled, and instead will be filled by senior ministers.

The four Senior Ministers are former PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali (International Trade and Industry), Umno vice president Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (Security), Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) chief whip Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof (Works) and Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia supreme council member Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin (Education).

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Malaysia’s 8th Prime Minister, Muhyiddin Yassin.

Below is the full lineup:

Prime Minister: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin

Senior Minister/Minister of Defence: Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob
Deputy Minister of Defence: YB Dato’ Sri Ikhmal Hisham Bin Abdul Aziz

Senior Minister/Minister of Works: Datuk Seri Fadilah Yusof
Deputy Minister of Works: YB Datuk Dr Shahruddin Bin Md Salleh

Senior Minister/Minister of Education: Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin
Deputy Minister of Education: Dato’ Dr Mah Hang Soon (will be elected as Senator) & YB Muslimin Bin Yahaya

Senior Minister/Minister of International Trade & Industry: Datuk Seri Azmin Ali
Deputy Minister of International Trade & Industry: Datuk Lim Ban Hong (will also be elected as Senator)

Minister in Prime Minister’s Office/Economic Affairs: YB Dato’ Sri Mustapa bin Mohamed
Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs: YB Arthur Joseph Kurup

Minister in Prime Minister’s Office/Special Affairs:YB Dato’ Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof
Deputy Minister of Special Affairs: YB Datin Mastura Binti Yazid

Minister in Prime Minister’s Office/Parliament and Law: YB Dato’ Takiyuddin Bin Hassan
Deputy Minister of Parliament and Law: YB Dato’ Eddin Syazlee Shith

Minister in Prime Minister’s Office/Religious Affairs: YB Dato’ Seri Dr. Hj Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri (will be elected as Senator)
Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs: YB Ahmad Marzuk Bin Shaary

Minister of Finance: YM Tengku Dato’ Sri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz (will also be elected as Senator)
Deputy Minister of Finance: YB Datuk Abd. Rahim Bin Bakeri & YB Mohd Shahar Bin Abdullah

Minister of Home Affairs: YB Datuk Seri Hamzah Bin Zainuddin
Deputy Minister of Home Affairs: YB Dato’ Sri Dr Haji Ismail Bin Haji Mohamed Said & YB Jonathan Yassin

Minister in Prime Minister’s Office/Sabah & Sarawak: YB Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili
Deputy Minister of Sabah & Sarawak: YB Dato’ Hajah Hanifah Hajar Taib

Minister of Higher Education: YB Dato’ Dr Noraini Binti Ahmad
Deputy Minister of Higher Education: YB Dato’ Dr Mansor Bin Othman

Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry: YB Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry: YB Datuk Seri Hj Ahmad Bin Hamzah  & YB Dato’ Haji Che Abdullah Bin Mat Nawi

Minister of Human Resources: YB Datuk Seri Saravanan A/L Murugan
Deputy Minister of Human Resources: YB Haji Awang Bin Hashim

Minister of Federal Territories: YB Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Annuar Bin Musa
Deputy Minister of Federal Territories: Timbalan Menteri: YB Dato’ Sri Dr Santhara Kumar

Minister of Transport: YB Datuk Seri Ir. Dr. Wee Ka Siong
Deputy Minister of Transport: YB Haji Hasbi Bin Haji Habibollah

Minister of Environment: YB Dato’ Tuan Ibrahim Bin Tuan Man
Deputy Minister of Environment: Dato’ Dr Ahmad Masrizal Muhammad (will be elected as Senator)

Minister of Tourism, Arts & Culture: YB Dato’ Sri Hajah Nancy Binti Shukri
Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts & Culture: YB Datuk Dr. Jeffrey G. Kitingan

Minister of Foreign Affairs: YB Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin bin Tun Hussein
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs: YB Dato’ Kamaruddin Jaffar

Minister of Women and Family: YB Datuk Seri Rina Binti Mohd Harun
Deputy Minister of Women and Family: YB Dato’ Hajah Siti Zailah Binti Mohd Yusoff

Minister of Rural Development: YB Datuk Dr Hj Abd Latiff Bin Hj Ahmad
Deputy Minister of Rural Development: YB Dato’ Abdul Rahman Bin Mohamad & YB Dato’ Henry Sum Agong

Minister of Domestic Trade & Consumer Affairs: YB Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi
Deputy Minister of Domestic Trade & Consumer Affairs: YB Dato’ Rosol Bin Wahid

Minister of Youth and Sports: YB Dato’ Sri Reezal Merican Bin Naina Merican
Deputy Minister Youth and Sports: Wan Ahmad Fayhsal Bin Wan Ahmad Kamal (will be elected as Senator)

Minister of Communications and Multimedia: YB Dato’ Seri Saifuddin bin Abdullah
Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia: YB Datuk Zahidi Bin Zainul Abidin

Minister of Energy and Natural Resources: YB Dato’ Dr Shamsul Anuar Hj Nasarah
Deputy Minister of Energy and Natural Resources: YB Ali Anak Biju

Minister of Health: YB Dato’ Sri Dr Adham bin Baba
Deputy Minister of Health: YB Dato’ Dr Noor Azmi bin Ghazali & YB Datuk Aaron Ago Dagang

Minister of Entrepreneur Development & Cooperatives: YB Dato’ Sri Dr Hj Wan Junaidi bin Tuanku Jaafar
Deputy Minister of Entrepreneur Development & Cooperatives: YB Datuk Wira Mas Ermieyati Binti Hj Samsudin

Minister of Housing and Local Government: YB Hajah Zuraida Kamaruddin
Deputy Minister of Housing and Local Government: YB Dato’ Sri Ismail Bin Abd Mutalib

Minister of Science, Technology & Innovation: YB Khairy Jamaluddin
Deputy Minister of Science, Technology & Innovation: YB Ahmad Amzad Bin Hashim

Minister of Primary Industries: YB Dato’ Dr Mohd Khairuddin Bin Aman Razali
Deputy Minister of Primary Industries: YB Dato’ Sri Dr Wee Jeck Seng & YB Willie anak Mongin

Minister of National Unity: YB Datuk Halimah Binti Mohamed Sadique
Deputy Minister of National Unity: YB Dato’ Sri Tiong King Sing

Jia Suriyanto
Indonesian Journalist at News Asia Today. I cover the latest news and stories on Indonesia, particularly on business.