From The Star Online – PM Announces New Cabinet (updated) !

PM announces new Cabinet (updated)

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi announced his new administration on Tuesday, trimming his Cabinet from 32 to 27 seats, of which more than half featured new faces.

He also scrapped the post of parliamentary secretary and dropped big guns such as Datuk Seri Rafidah Aziz (former International Trade and Industry Minister), Datuk Azmi Khalid (Home Affairs Minister) and Datuk Dr Jamaluddin Jarjis (Science, Technology and Innovations Minister).

He also merged the Home Affairs and Internal Security ministries, saying that they had many overlapping functions, and named former Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar as its minister.

The full list:

Prime Minister
Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Deputy Prime Minister
Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak

Ministers in the Prime Minister’s Department
Tan Sri Bernard Dompok
Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz
Datuk Ahmad Zahid Hamidi
Datuk Mohd Zaid Ibrahim
Datuk Amirsham Abdul Aziz

Deputy Ministers in the Prime Minister’s Department
Datuk Johari Baharom
Datuk Dr Mashitah Ibrahim
Datuk K. Devamany
Datuk Hassan Malik
Finance
Minister – Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
Second Finance Minister – Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop
Deputies – Datuk Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah, Datuk Kong Cho Ha

Defence
Minister – Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak
Deputy – Datuk Wira Abu Seman Yusop

Internal Security and Home Affairs
Minister – Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar
Deputies – Datuk Chor Chee Heong, Senator Wan Ahmad Farid Wan Salleh

Housing and Local Government
Minister –Datuk Ong Ka Chuan
Deputies – Datuk Robert Lau , Datuk Hamzah Zainuddin

Works Minister
Minister – Datuk Mohd Zin Mohamad
Deputy- Datuk Yong Khoon Seng

Energy, Water and Communications
Minister – Datuk Shaziman Abu Mansor
Deputy- Datuk Joseph Salang Gandum

Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
Minister – Datuk Mustapa Mohamed
Deputy – Datin Paduka Rohani Abdul Karim

International Trade and Industry
Minister –Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin
Deputies- Loh Wei Keong, Datuk Jacob Dungau Sagan

Foreign Affairs
Minister –Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim
Deputy- Tunku Azlan Abu Bakar

Education
Minister –Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein
Deputies -Datuk Wee Ka Siong, Datuk Razali Ismail

Higher Education
Minister – Datuk Khaled Nordin
Deputies – Khoo Kok Choong, Datuk Idris Harun

Transport
Datuk Ong Tee Keat
Deputy – Anifah Aman

Human Resources
Datuk S. Subramaniam
Deputy- Datuk Noraini Ahmad

Women, Family and Community Development
Minister-Datuk Dr Ng Yen Yen
Deputy- Noriah Kasnon

National Unity, Culture, Arts and Heritage
Minister- Datuk Shafie Apdal
Deputy-Datuk Teng Boon Soon

Science, Technology and Innovation
Minister- Datuk Dr Maximus Ongkili
Deputy- Fadilah Yusof

Entrepreneurial and Cooperative Development
Minister – Datuk Noh Omar
Deputy- Datuk Saiffuddin Abdullah

Natural Resources and Environment
Minister – Datuk Douglas Unggah Embas
Deputy – Datuk Abu Ghapur Salleh

Rural and Regional Development
Minister – Tan Sri Muhammad Muhd Taib
Deputy- Tan Sri Joseph Kurup

Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs
Minister – Datuk Shahrir Samad
Deputy – Jelaing Mersat

Plantation Industries and Commodities
Minister – Datuk Peter Chin Fah Kui
Deputy- Senator A. Kohilan

Youth and Sports
Minister – Datuk Ismail Sabri Yaacob
Deputy – Wee Jack Seng

Health
Minister – Datuk Liow Tiong Lai
Deputy- Datuk Dr Abdul Latiff Ahmad

Information
Minister – Datuk Ahmad Shabery Cheek
Deputy- Datuk Tan Lian Hoe

Tourism
Minister – Datuk Azalina Othman
Deputy – Datuk Sulaiman Abdul Rahman Abu Taib

FT
Minister – Datuk Zulhasnan Rafique
Deputy- M. Saravanan

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15 responses to “From The Star Online – PM Announces New Cabinet (updated) !

  1. ayo-ayo. . . . rombakan yang besar, tapi tahniah kepada Datuk Khalid Nordin hidup jb

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  2. Uhmm, masih tak recover dengan PRU 12 lagi…

    Harap-harap kawan-kawan blogger kita tak ulangi kesilapan yang lepas…

    Macam Pak Kaduk, ayam menang, kampung tergadai.

    Mr Ah Fa’s last blog post..Mari-mari bergumbira!!

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  3. saya setuju dgn Mr Ah Fa 🙂

    kawaii_desu’s last blog post..Announcing the New Cabinet

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  4. noni : rombakan kenalah besar2an kan lepas PRu12. hehe 🙂

    mr ah fa : haha ramai ke pengundi blogger eh ?

    kawaii : masa untuk merawat lagi ? haha

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  5. bro, rawat dan rancang

    kawaii_desu’s last blog post..Announcing the New Cabinet

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  6. semoga negara akan tetap aman damai sejahtera gitteww.. aminn

    en_me’s last blog post..pak kadok hill

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  7. btw bro, afsal headshot kami kuar tander soklan itteww?? nak kener register juger ker? uhuhu, lecehlah bro..

    en_me’s last blog post..pak kadok hill

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  8. noni, me dah pangkah datuk khaled nordin yg itteww.. x cayer? datanglah blog me yg itteww.. ihihi

    en_me’s last blog post..pak kadok hill

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  9. en_me : heheheh harap2 begitulah. ameeen.

    en_me : tak paham la soalan en_me. elaborate sket k 🙂

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  10. boring tul tgk orang yg jawab sex = yes please masuk kabinet… mmg dah takde org lagi..

    strozze’s last blog post..Pilihanraya Umum (PRU) 2008

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  11. Pape pon.. pape pon.. AKU SANGAT GUMBIRA SAMY VELLU TAKDE ~!!!!

    ade ke patut, gara2 ade superbike overtake kereta dia, terus dia banned bike kat lebuhraya gi putrajaya tuh.. siot je..

    Fuqaha’s last blog post..Wait, Last Month was my Birthday?

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  12. strozze : heheh tu la pasal kan. haha 🙂

    fuq : aku dapat rasakan kegembiraan ko drpd jauh neh. hehe 🙂

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  13. Tak sabar aku nak tengok Mohamad Mat Taib declare assets dia haha.

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  14. idlan : hahaha aku pun! x sabar nak tengok jumlahnya kan. hehe 🙂

    Reply

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