Datuk Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has been appointed Deputy Prime Minister.

This means that Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has been effectively dropped as Deputy Prime Minister in the latest cabinet reshuffle unveiled by Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak this afternoon.

Ahmad Zahid Hamidi would also retain the home ministry portfolio.

In announcing the Cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday (28th July), Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said that the decision to drop Muhyiddin was a tough one but necessary so that the Cabinet was united.

Najib added that the Cabinet reshuffle was done after taking into account political considerations and the needs of his administration to ensure that it remained focused on implementing Malaysia’s development.

Below is the full list of Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak’s new cabinet line up:

Ministers

  • Najib Abdul Razak – Prime minister and finance minister
  • Ahmad Zahid Hamidi – Deputy prime minister and home minister
  • Ahmad Husni Mohamad Hanadzlah – Finance minister II
  • Liow Tiong Lai – Transport minister
  • Nazri Abdul Aziz – Tourism and culture minister
  • Hishammuddin Hussein – Defence minister
  • Mustapa Mohamed – International trade and industries minister
  • Ong Ka Chuan – International trade and industry minister II
  • Maximus Johnity Ongkili – Energy, green technology and water minister
  • Amar Douglas Uggah Embas – Plantation industries and Commodities minister
  • Ahmad Shabery Cheek – Agriculture and agro-based industries minister
  • Ismail Sabri Yaakob – Rural and regional development minister
  • Anifah Aman – Foreign minister
  • Wilfred Madius Tangau – Science, technology and innovation minister
  • Rohani Abdul Karim – Women and family development minister
  • Fadillah Yusof – Works minister
  • Richard Riot Anak Jaem – Human resource minister
  • Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor – Federal territories minister
  • Idris Jusoh – Higher education minister
  • Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar – Youth and sports minister
  • Abdul Rahman Dahlan – Housing and local government minister
  • Hamzah Zainudin – Domestic trade, cooperatives and consumerism minister
  • Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar – Natural resources and environment minister
  • Mahdzir Khalid – Education minister
  • Mohd Salleh Said Keruak – Communications and multimedia minister
  • Mah Siew Keong – Minister in the prime minister’s department
  • Azalina Othman Said – Minister in the prime minister’s department
  • Nancy Shukri – Minister in the prime minister’s department
  • Abdul Wahid Omar – Minister in the prime minister’s department
  • Wee Ka Siong – Minister in the prime minister’s department
  • Shahidan Kassim – Minister in the prime minister’s department
  • Paul Low Seng Kuan – Minister in the prime minister’s department
  • Joseph Entulu Anak Belaun – Minister in the prime minister’s department
  • Idris Jala – Minister in the prime minister’s department
  • Panglima Joseph Kurup – Minister in the prime minister’s department

Deputy Ministers

  • Razali Ibrahim – Deputy minister in the prime minister’s department
  • Chua Tee Yong – Deputy finance minister
  • Johari Abdul Ghani – Deputy finance minister
  • Nur Jazlan Mohamed – Deputy home minister
  • Masir Anak Kujat – Deputy home minister
  • Ermieyati Samsudin – Deputy tourism and culture minister
  • Johari Baharum – Deputy defence minister
  • Ahmad Maslan – Deputy international trade and industries minister
  • Lee Chee Leong – Deputy international trade and industries minister
  • James Dawos Mamit – Deputy energy, green technology and water minister
  • Noriah Kasnon – Deputy plantation industries and Commodities minister
  • Tajuddin Abdul Rahman – Deputy agriculture and agro-based industries minister
  • Alexander Nanta Linggi – Deputy rural and regional development minister
  • Ahmad Jazlan Yaakub – Deputy rural and regional development minister
  • Reezal Merican Naina Merican – Deputy foreign minister
  • Azizah Panglima Mohd Dun – Deputy women and family development minister
  • Chew Mei Fun – Deputy women and family development minister
  • Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah – Deputy science, technology and innovation minister
  • Rosnah Abdul Rashid Shirlin – Deputy works minister
  • Ismail Abd Muttalib – Deputy human resource minister
  • Loga Bala Mohan Jaganathan – Deputy federal territories minister
  • Mary Yap Kain Ching – Deputy higher education minister
  • M Saravanan – Deputy youth and sports minister
  • Halimah Mohd Sadique – Deputy housing and local government minister
  • Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah – Deputy domestic trade, cooperations and consumerism minister
  • Hamim Samuri – Deputy natural resources and environment minister
  • P Kamalanathan – Deputy education minister
  • Chong Sin Woon – Deputy education minister
  • Jailani Johari – Deputy communications and multimedia minister

Sources: The Star Online, Malaysiakini, TMI.

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