Former Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has been appointed chairman of the National Recovery Council with a minister status after the new cabinet held their first meeting recently. His appointment was related to the public by the Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali, according to him the appointment was made on the basis of the government's confidence in Muhyiddin's ability to lead the country's recovery strategy during his tenure as Prime Minister. Muyhiddin resigned from his post after less than 2 years leading the country, his deputy Dato Sri Ismail Sabri took over the position after deep negotiations within the ruling coalition party. The National Recovery Council, consists of various ministers and corporate figures who have been actively engaging and charting out strategy to transit the country out of Covid-19 induced crisis and resuscitate the economy. Among the initiatives includes the Recovery Plans with various phases, travel bubbles and opening of sectors. All actions are taken based on careful consideration and solid data evidence including input from the Ministry of Health. This will be a good role for Muyhiddin who has been tackling the pandemic since 2020 and will be able to share the learnings as chairman at the NRC.