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Malaysia's new Cabinet

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is set to announce the new Cabinet line-up today after his audience with Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah at Istana Negara at noon. We go on the ground to bring you live updates!


  1. Prime Minister: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak 

    Deputy Prime Minister: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin 

    1. Prime Minister's Department: 


    Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom 

    Datuk Seri Abdul Wahid Omar (to be appointed senator)  

    Datuk Seri Idris Jala (to be appointed senator) 

    Tan Sri Joseph Kurup 

    Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim 

    Nancy Shukri 

    Datuk Joseph Entulu Belaun 

    Datuk Paul Low Seng Kuan (to be appointed senator) 

    Deputy Ministers:  

    Datuk Razali Ibrahim 

    P. Waythamoorthy (to be appointed senator)  

    2. Finance Ministry: 

    Minister I: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak 

    Minister II: Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah  

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Ahmad Maslan 

    3. Education Ministry: 

    Minister I: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin  

    Minister II Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh 

    Deputy Minister I: Datuk Mary Yap 

    Deputy Minister II: P. Kamalanathan 

    4. Home Affairs Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi 

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar 

    5. Communication and Multimedia Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek 

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Jailani Johari  

    6. International Trade and Industry Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed 

    Deputy Minister: Hamim Samuri  

    7. Natural Resources and Environment Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Seri G. Palanivel 

    Deputy Minister: Datuk James Dawos Mamit  

    8. Transport Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein (acting) 

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Aziz Kaprawi  

    9. Tourism and Culture Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz 

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Joseph Salang  

    10. Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob 

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Tajuddin Abdul Rahman 

    11. Defence Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein 

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Abdul Rahim Bakri 

    12. Works Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Fadillah Yusof 

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Rosnah Abdul Rashid Shirlin 

    13. Health Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam 

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya  

    14. Youth and Sports Ministry: 

    Minister: Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar 

    Deputy Minister: Datuk M. Saravanan 

    15. Human Resources Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Richard Riot 

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Ismail Abdul Muttalib  

    16. Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Hasan Malek 

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah (to be appointed senator) 

    17. Women, Family and Community Development Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Rohani Abdul Karim 

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Azizah Mohd Dun 

    18. Foreign Affairs Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Seri Anifah Aman 

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Hamzah Zainuddin 

    19. Urban Well-being, Housing and Local Government Ministry:  

    Minister: Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahalan  

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Halimah Sadique  

    20. Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Seri Douglas Uggah Embas 

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Noriah Kasnon 

    21. Rural and Regional Development Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal 

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi 

    22. Federal Territories Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor 

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Dr J. Loga Bala Mohan 

    23. Energy, Green Technology and Water Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Seri Maximus Ongkili 

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid 

    24. Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry: 

    Minister: Datuk Dr Ewon Ebin  

    Deputy Minister: Datuk Dr Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah

    Ministers: 30

    Deputy Ministers: 27

    Total: 57

    Total ministries: 24

    Senators reappointed: 1

    New Senators: 5

    Backbenchers: 82

  2. Tweeters voiced their opinions on Malaysia's new ministerial team via #MyCabinet! You can scroll down for updates on the Ministers and their portfolios.