Anwar's Cabinet line-up: Ahmad Zahid and Fadillah get the nod as DPMs

  • Nation
  • Friday, 02 Dec 2022

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has named Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi from Barisan Nasional and Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof from Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) as Deputy Prime Ministers in his Cabinet line-up.

Anwar will also be the Finance Minister, and Ahmad Zahid is also Rural and Regional Development while Fadillah will also be the Plantations and Commodities Minister.

The Pakatan-led unity government will see Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail helming the Home Ministry, while Anthony Loke will be the new Transport Minister.

Dr Zaliha Mustafa will be the new Health Minister.

The other names and positions in the newly-formed Cabinet line-up are:

Economy – Pandan MP Rafizi Ramli

Local Government – Teluk Intan MP Nga Kor Ming

Defence – Rembau MP Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan

Works – Kapit MP Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi

Home – PKR secretary-general Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail

Digital Communications - Lembah Pantai MP Fahmi Fadzil

International Trade and Industry – Datuk Seri Tengku Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz

Higher Education – Kota Tinggi MP Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin

Science and Technology – Tg Malim MP Chang Lih Kang

Women, Family, and Community Development – Batang Sadong MP Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri

Domestic Trade and Cost of Living – Pulai MP Datuk Seri Salahuddin Ayub

Law and Institutional Reforms (PM’s Department) – Pengerang MP Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said

Natural Resources, Environment, and Climate Change – Setiawangsa MP Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad

Foreign Affairs – Barisan Nasional secretary-general Datuk Seri Zambry Abdul Kadir

Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives - Datuk Ewon Benedick

Tourism - Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing

Education - Fadhlina Sidek

Unity - Datuk Aaron Ago Dagang

Religious Affairs - Datuk Seri Mohd Na’im Mokhtar

Youth and Sports - Hannah Yeoh

Health Minister - Dr Zaliha Mustafa

Sabah and Sarawak (PM's Department) - Datuk Armizan Mohd Ali

Human Resources - V. Sivakumar


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