KUALA LUMPUR — July 2, 2018: Thirteen more ministers and 23 deputies today took their oath of office, allegiance and secrecy before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V at Istana Negara.
The 13 bring to 26 the total number of ministers in the Cabinet of Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad.
The new ministers are Muar MP Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman (Youth and Sports; Alor Gajah MP Mohd. Redzuan Md Yusof (Entrepreneur Development); Kuala Langat MP Dr A. Xavier Jayakumar (Water, Land and Natural Resources); Kulim-Bandar Baharu MP Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail (Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs); Selangau MP Baru Bian (Works); Indera Mahkota MP Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah (Foreign Affairs); Seputeh MP Teresa Kok Suh Sim (Primary Industries).
Parit Buntar MP Datuk Dr. Mujahid Rawa (PM’s Department – Religion); Bakri MP Yeo Bee Yin (Energy, Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment); Shah Alam MP Khalid Abd. Samad (Federal Territories); Batu Sapi MP Liew Vui Keong (PM’s Department – Law); Penampang MP Ignatius Darell Leiking (International Trade and Industry); Silam MP Mohamaddin Ketapi (Tourism, Arts and Culture).
The 23 deputies are Sri Gading MP Datuk Dr. Shahruddin Md Salleh (Federal Territories); Tanjung Piai MP Dr. Md. Farid Md. Rafik (PM’s Department – National Unity and Social Well-being); Kubang Pasu MP Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah (Finance); Kuala Pilah MP Eddin Syazlee Shith (Communications and Multimedia); Hang Tuah Jaya MP Shamsul Iskandar Md. Akin (Primary Industries); Bayan Baru MP Sim Tze Tzin (Agriculture and Agro-based Industry).
Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh (PM’s Department – Religion); Sungai Buloh MP R. Sivarasa (Rural Development); Gopeng MP Dr. Lee Boon Chye (Health); Balik Pulau MP Bakhtiar Wan Chik (Tourism, Arts and Culture); Setampin MP Chong Chieng Jen (Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs); Raub MP Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji (Water, Land and Natural Resources).
Pokok Sena MP Datuk Mahfuz Omar (Human Resources); Segambut MP Hannah Yeoh Tseow Suan (Women, Family and Community Development); Bukit Mertajam MP Steven Sim Chee Keong (Youth and Sports); Bangi MP Dr. Ong Kian Ming (International Trade and Industry); Kulai MP Teo Nie Ching (Education); Temerloh MP Mohd. Anuar Mohd. Tahir (Works).
Lumut MP Dr. Mohd. Hatta Md. Ramli (Entrepreneur Development); Sepang MP Mohamed Hanipa Maidin (PM’s Department – Law); Bandar Tun Razak MP Datuk Kamarudin Jaffar (Transport); Sepanggar MP Datuk Mohd. Azis Jamman (Home Affairs) and Kota Belud MP Isnaraissah Munirah Majilis (Energy, Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment). — Bernama