Malaysia New Cabinet Line-Up 2013

By | May 15, 2013

Malaysia New Cabinet Line-Up 2013

Malaysia New Cabinet Line-Up 2013

Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today had an audience with Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah at Istana Negara, here, for consent on his new cabinet line-up.

The prime minister arrived at the palace in a black Proton Perdana at 11.55am and went straight to meet the King to present the list of cabinet members. About 30 minutes later, the same car carrying Najib was seen leaving the palace grounds. About 20 media representatives had been waiting outside its main gate.

Najib is scheduled to announce the cabinet line-up at 5pm today in Putrajaya. The swearing-in of the appointed ministers and deputy ministers will be held at Istana Negara tomorrow at 9.30am.

Before the dissolution of the Dewan Rakyat on April 3, the cabinet had 28 ministers handling 25 ministries

The new line-up of Ministers and Deputy Ministers:

Prime Minister: Najib Razak (UMNO)
Deputy Prime Minister: Muhyiddin Yassin (UMNO)

Prime Minister’s Department:


  1. 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)

Ministry 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)

Ministers: 30
Deputy Ministers: 27
Total: 57
Total ministries: 24

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