New Cabinet announced


  • Nation
  • Saturday, 27 Mar 2004

PM with the new cabinet list. - STARpic by Raja Faisal Hishan

Update from The Star News Desk 

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi announced the new Cabinet at a press conference here Saturday morning. 

There are a number of new faces in the line-up while a few others have been dropped.The new line-up is as follows:  

Prime Minister's Department 

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi 

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak 

Minister: Tan Sri Bernard Dompok, Datuk Seri Mohd Nazri Abdul Aziz, Datuk Mustapa Mohamed, Datuk Seri Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad, Prof Datuk Dr Abdullah Md Zin, Datuk Dr Maximus OngkiliDeputy Minister: Datuk M. Kayveas, Joseph Entulu BelaunParliamentary Secretary: Datuk Dr Mashitah Ibrahim, Datuk Mohd Johari Baharum 

Finance Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad BadawiSecond Minister: Tan Sri Nor Mohamed YakcopDeputy Minister: Datuk Dr Ng Yen Yen, Tengku Datuk Putera Tengku AwangParliamentary Secretary: Datuk Dr Hilmi Yahaya 

Internal Security Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad BadawiDeputy Minister: Datuk Noh Omar, Chia Kwang ChyeParliamentary Secretary: Datuk Wira Abdul Seman Yusop 

Home Affairs Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Azmi KhalidDeputy Minister: Datuk Tan Chai HoParliamentary Secretary: Datuk Paduka Abdul Rahman Ibrahim  

Defence Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Seri Najib Tun RazakDeputy Minister: Datuk Zainal Abidin Zin 

Entrepreneurial and Cooperative Development Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Mohamed Khaled NordinDeputy Minister: Datuk Khamsiyah YeopParliamentary Secretary: Samsu Baharun Abdul Rahman 

International Trade and Industry Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Seri Rafidah AzizDeputy Minister: Datuk Ahmad Husni Mohamad Hanazlah, Mah Siew KeongParliamentary Secretary: Datin Paduka Dr Tan Yee Kew 

Datuk Hishammuddin Hussein

Education Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Hishammuddin Tun HusseinDeputy Minister: Datuk Hon Choon Kim, Datuk Dr Mahadzir Mohd KhirParliamentary Secretary: P. Komala Devi 

Higher Education Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Dr Shafie Mohd SallehDeputy Minister: Datuk Fu Ah KiowParliamentary Secretary: Datuk Dr Adham Baba 

Housing and Local Government Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Seri Ong Ka TingDeputy Minister: Datuk Azizah Mohd Dun, Robert Lau Hoi ChewParliamentary Secretary: Dr S. Subramaniam  

Energy, Water and Communications Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Seri Dr Lim Keng YaikDeputy Minister: Datuk Shaziman Abu Mansor 

Information Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Paduka Abdul Kadir Sheikh FadzirDeputy Minister: Datuk Zainuddin Maidin, Datuk Donald Lim Siang ChaiParliamentary Secretary: Noriah Kasnon 

Works Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Seri S. Samy VelluDeputy Minister: Datuk Mohd Zain MohamadParliamentary Secretary: Datuk Yong Khoon Seng 

Natural Resources and Environment Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Seri Adenan SatemDeputy Minister: S. SothinathanParliamentary Secretary: Sazmi Miah 

Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Ministry 

Minister: Tan Sri Muhyiddin YassinDeputy Minister: Datuk Seri Mohd Shariff Omar, Datuk Kerk Choo TingParliamentary Secretary: Datuk Rohani Abdul Karim 

Foreign Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Seri Syed Hamid AlbarDeputy Minister: Datuk Joseph Salang GandumParliamentary Secretary: Datuk Zainal Abidin Osman 

Transport Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Seri Chan Kong ChoyDeputy Minister: Tengku Datuk Seri Azlan Sultan Abu Bakar, Datuk Douglas Unggah Embas  

Human Resources Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Dr Fong Chan OnnDeputy Minister: Datuk Abdul Rahman Bakar 

Science, Technology and Innovations Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Dr Jamaluddin JarjisDeputy Minister: Kong Cho HaParliamentary Secretary: Prof Datuk Dr Mohd Ruddin Ab Ghani 

Arts, Culture and Heritage Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Seri Dr Rais YatimDeputy Minister: Wong Kam Hoong 

Women, Family and Community Development Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul JalilDeputy Minister: Datuk G. PalanivelParliamentary Secretary: Chew Mei Fun 

Rural and Regional Development Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Abdul Aziz ShamsuddinDeputy Minister: Datuk Dr Awang Adek Husin, Datuk Dr Tekhee @ Tiki Lafe  

Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Shafie ApdalDeputy Minister: Datuk S. VeerasingamParliamentary Secretary: Hoo Seong Chang 

Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry 

Datuk Azalina Othman

Minister: Datuk Peter Chin Fah KuiDeputy Minister: Datuk Anifah AmanParliamentary Secretary: Ng Lip Yong 

Youth and Sports Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Azalina Othman SaidDeputy Minister: Datuk Ong Tee Keat Parliamentary Secretary: S. Vigneswaran 

Health Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Dr Chua Soi LekDeputy Minister: Datuk Dr Abdul Latiff AhmadParliamentary Secretary: Lee Kah Choon 

Federal Territories Ministry 

Datuk Leo Michael Toyad

Minister: Tan Sri Mohamed Isa Abdul SamadDeputy Minister: Datuk Zulhasnan RafiqueParliamentary Secretary: Yew Teong Look  

Tourism Ministry 

Minister: Datuk Leo Michael ToyadDeputy Minister: Datuk Ahmad Zahid Hamidi 

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