Anwar announces new Federal Cabinet with 2 DPMs, first in Malaysia’s history

Anwar addressing a press conference at the Prime Minister's Department on Nov 25, 2022. Photo credit: Sadiq Asyraf/Prime Minister Office

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By Ling Hui

KUCHING, Dec 2: Malaysia’s 10th Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has today announced a new Federal Cabinet, in which there are two deputy prime ministers.

Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) chief whip Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof and Umno chief Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi were named as Anwar’s deputies.

This will be the first in Malaysia’s history to have two deputy prime ministers in a cabinet.

Malaysia’s 10th Federal Cabinet line-up as of Dec 2, 2022 is as follows:

Bil. Ministry Ministers
1 Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim
2 Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi
3 Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof
4 Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economy) Muhammad Rafizi Ramli
5 Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Law and Institutional Reform) Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said
6 Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs) Datuk Dr Mohd Na’im Mokhtar
7 Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Sabah and Sarawak Affairs) Datuk Armizan Mohd Ali
8 Finance Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim
9 Rural and Regional Development Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi
10 Plantation Industries and Commodities Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof
11 Transport Anthony Loke Siew Fook
12 Agriculture and Food Security Mohamad Sabu
13 Housing and Local Government Nga Kor Ming
14 Defense Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan
15 Works Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi
16 Home Affairs Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail
17 International Trade and Industry Tengku Zafrul Aziz
18 Higher Education Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin
19 Science and Technology Chang Li Kang
20 Women, Family and Community Development Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri
21 Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Datuk Seri Salahuddin Ayub
22 Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad
23 Entrepreneurship Development and Cooperative Datuk Ewon Benedick
24 Foreign Affairs Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir
25 Tourism Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing
26 Digital Communication Ahmad Fahmi Mohamed Fadzil
27 Education Fadhlina Sidek
28 National Unity Datuk Aaron Ago Dagang
29 Youth and Sports Hannah Yeoh Tseow Suan
30 Human Resources Sivakumar Varatharaju Naidu
31 Health Dr Zaliha Mustafa

— DayakDaily