No Major Changes In Cabinet

There are no major changes with most ministers retaining their old positions and some ministers were given new portfolios in the new cabinet of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali retains his post as International Trade and Industry and Senior Minister while Tengku Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz retains the Ministry of Finance post.

Besides Azmin, the newly-minted Prime Minister also announced three other Senior Minister posts. They are are Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein as Senior Minister of Defense, Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof as Senior Minister of Works,  and Datuk Dr. Mohd. Radzi Jidin as Senior Minister of Education.

The new Cabinet line-up does not have a Deputy Prime Minister.

“I hope this Cabinet line-up carries out the task given with trust for the sake of the people and the country,” the Prime Minister says.

Ismail said the Cabinet’s main tasks is to tackle Covid-19 and heal the economy and each minister is given 100 days to prove their performance. 

The new Health Minister is Khairy Jamaluddin, while the Science, Technology and Innovation Minister is former Health Minister Dr Adham Baba.

Here’s the full list:

Senior Minister of International Trade and Industry: YB Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali
Deputy Minister: YB Datuk Lim Ban Hong

Senior Defense Minister: YB Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein
Deputy Minister: YB Datuk Seri Ikhmal Hisham bin Abdul Aziz

Finance Minister: YB Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz
Deputy Minister I: YB Mohd Shahar Abdullah
Deputy Minister II: YB Tuan Haji Yamani Hafez Musa

Senior Works Minister: YB Datuk Seri Haji Fadillah Yusof
Deputy Minister: YB Datuk Arthur Joseph Kurup

Senior Education Minister: YB Senator Datuk Dr. Mohd Radzi Md Jidin
Deputy Minister I: YB Senator Dato’ Dr Mah Hang Soon
Deputy Minister II: YB Datuk Mohamad Alamin

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office (Economy): YB Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed
Deputy Minister: YB Eddin Syazlee Shith

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Special Duties): YB Datuk Dr Hj Abdul Latiff Ahmad
Deputy Minister: YB Datuk Mastura Tan Sri Dato’ Mohd Yazid

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law): YB Datuk Seri Dr Haji Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar
Deputy Minister: YB Datuk Wira Hajjah Mas Ermieyati Samsuddin

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs): YB Senator Tuan Idris Ahmad
Deputy Minister: YB Datuk Haji Ahmad Marzuk Shaary

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Sabah and Sarawak Affairs): YB Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili
Deputy Minister: YB Dato’ Hajah Hanifah Hajar Taib

Transport Minister: YB Datuk Seri Ir. Dr. Wee Ka Siong
Deputy Minister: YB Dato’ Henry Sum Agong

Environment Minister: YB Datuk Seri Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man
Deputy Minister: YB Dato’ Dr Mansor Othman

Human Resources Minister: YB Datuk Seri Saravanan Murugan
Deputy Minister: YB Datuk Haji Awang Hashim

Minister of Federal Territories: YB Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim
Deputy Minister: YB Datuk Seri Jalaluddin Alias

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

Minister of Higher Education: YB Dato’ Dr Noraini Ahmad
Deputy Minister: YB Senator Datuk Dr. Ahmad Masrizal Muhammad

Minister of Energy and Natural Resources: YB Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan
Deputy Minister: YB Datuk Ali Anak Biju

Minister of Home Affairs: YB Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin
Deputy Minister I: YB Datuk Seri Dr Haji Ismail Haji Mohamed Said
Deputy Minister II: YB Jonathan Yassin

Health Minister: YB Tuan Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar
Deputy Minister I: YB Dato’ Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali
Deputy Minister II: YB Datuk Aaron Ago Dagang

Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry: YB Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee
Deputy Minister I: YB Datuk Seri Hj Ahmad Hamzah
Deputy Minister II: YB Dr. Nik Muhammad Zawawi Salleh

Minister of Rural Development: YB Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid
Deputy Minister I: YB Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Mohamad
Deputy Minister II: YB Datuk Haji Hasbi Habibollah

Minister of Foreign Affairs: YB Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah
Deputy Minister: YB Haji Kamarudin Jaffar

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

Minister of Communications and Multimedia: YB Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Annuar Haji Musa
Deputy Minister: YB Datuk Zahidi Zainul Abidin

Minister of Housing and Local Government: YB Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican
Deputy Minister: YB Datuk Sri Ismail Abdul Mutalib

Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation: YB Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba
Deputy Minister: YB Datuk Haji Amzad Mohamed @ Hashim

Minister of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives: YB Tan Sri Noh Haji Omar
Deputy Minister: YB Tuan Muslimin Yahaya

Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities: YB Datuk Dr Hajah Zuraidah binti Kamaruddin
Deputy Minister I: YB Datuk Seri Wee Jeck Seng
Deputy Minister II: YB Willie Mongin

Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture: YB Datuk Seri Hajah Nancy Shukri
Deputy Minister: YB Datuk Seri Dr Santhara Kumar Ramanaidu

Minister of National Unity: YB Datuk Halimah Mohamed Sadique
Deputy Minister: YB Senator Tuan Wan Ahmad Fayshal Wan Ahmad Kamal

Minister of Youth and Sports: YB Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Datuk Azumu
Deputy Minister: YB Senator Datuk Seri Ti Lian Ker

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