Wan Junaidi in charge of Parliament and Law, other Sarawakian full ministers maintain old posts

Fadillah (top left), Nanta (top right), Wan Junaidi (below left) and Nancy.

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By Lian Cheng and Karen Bong 

KUCHING, Aug 27:  Apart from Santubong MP Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar, the rest of the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MPs continue to sit in new Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob’s Cabinet with the same posts.

Wan Junaidi has been appointed as Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department in charge of Parliament and Law, contrary to the former Entrepreneur Development and Cooperative office he held during former Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s administration.


Petra Jaya MP Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof has been retained as Works Minister, while Kapit MP Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi is the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister and Datuk Sri Nancy Shukri is the Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister.

The new Cabinet was announced by Ismail Sabri in a live telecast at 11am today.

Six other Sarawakian MPs who were appointed as deputy ministers continue to maintain their old posts.

From left (top row) Henry Sum, Ali Biju and Aaron Ago. From right (bottom row): Willie, Hasbi and Hanifah.

Mukah MP Datuk Hanifah Taib is reappointed as Deputy Minister in Prime Minister’s Department in charge of Sabah and Sarawak Affairs, while Lawas MP Dato Henry Sum Agong maintains his position as Transport Deputy Minister and Datuk Willie Mongin as Plantation Industries and Commodities Deputy Minister.

Saratok MP Datuk Ali Biju is reappointed as Deputy Minister in Energy and Natural Resources Ministry, while Kanowit MP Datuk Aaron Ago Dagang is the Deputy Health Minister and Limbang MP Datuk Hasbi Habibollah retains his position as Rural Development Deputy Minister.  — DayakDaily

The new cabinet announced by Ismail Sabri on Aug 27, 2021

Federal Cabinet MP
Finance Minister Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz
Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof
Transport Minister Datuk Seri Ir Dr Wee Ka Siong
Education Minister Senator Datuk Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin
Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin
Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein
Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar
International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali
Higher Education Minister Dato Dr Noraini Ahmad
Foreign Minister Dato Saifuddin Abdullah
Energy and Natural Resources Minister Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan
Rural Development Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid
Federal Territory Minister Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim
Environment Minister Datuk Seri Ibrahim Tuan Man
Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi
Communications and Multimedia Minister Tan Sri Panglima Annuar Musa
Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican
Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba
Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Dr Zuraidah Kamaruddin
Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri
Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu
Agriculture and Food Industry Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee
Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Tan Sri Noh Omar
Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri Saravanan Murugan
Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rina Harun
National Unity Minister Datuk Halimah Mohamed Sadique
Minister in Prime Minister’s Department (Economy) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed
Minister in Prime Minister’s Department (Special Affairs ) Datuk Dr Abdul Latiff Ahamd
Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar
Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs) Senator Idris Ahmad
Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Sabah and Sarawak Affairs) Datuk Seri Panglima Dr Maximus Johnity Ongkili

 

The Deputy Minister list announced by Ismail Sabri on Aug 27, 2021

Federal Cabinet MP
Finance Deputy Minister I: Mohd Shahar Abdullah

Deputy Minister II: Tuan Yamani Hafez Musa

Defence Datuk Seri Ikhmal Hisham Abdul Aziz
International Trade and Industry Datuk Lim Ban Hong
Work Datuk Arthur Joseph Kurup
Transport Dato Henry Sum Agong
Education Deputy Minister I: Senator Dato Dr Mah Hang Soon

Deputy Minister II: Datuk Mohamad Alamin

Higher Education Senator Datuk Dr Ahmad Masrizal Muhammad
Home Deputy Minister I: Datuk Seri Dr Ismail Mohamed Said

Deputy Minister II: Jonathan Yassin

Health Deputy Minister I: Dato Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali

Deputy Minister II: Datuk Aaron Ago Dagang

Foreign Kamarudin Jaffar
Energy and Natural Resources Datuk Ali Biju
Rural Development Deputy Minister I: Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Mohamad

Deputy Minister II: Datuk Hasbi Habibollah

Environment Dato Dr Mansor Othman
Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Dato Rosol Wahid
Communications and Multimedia Datuk Zahidi Zainul Abidin
Housing and Local Government Datuk Sri Ismail Abdul Mutalib
Science, Technology and Innovation Datuk Amzad Mohamed @ Hashim
Plantation Industries and Commodities Deputy Minister I: Datuk Seri Wee Jeck Seng

Deputy Minister II: Willie Mongin

Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Seri Dr Santhara Kumar Ramanaidu
Youth and Sports Senator Datuk Seri Ti Lian Ker
Agriculture and Food Industry Deputy Minister I: Datuk Seri Ahmad Hamzah

Deputy Minister II: Dr Nik Mihammad Zawawi Salleh

Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Muslimin Yahaya
Human Resources Datuk Awang Hashim
Federal Territory Datuk Seri Jalaluddin Alias
Women, Family and Community Dato Siti Zailah Mohd Yusoff
National Unity Senator Wan Ahmad Fayshal Wan Ahmad Kamal
Minister in Prime Minister’s Department

(Economy)

Eddin Syazlee Shith
Minister in Prime Minister’s Department

(Special Affairs)

Datuk Mastura Tan Sri Dato Mohd Yazid
Minister in Prime Minister’s Office (Parliament and Law) Datuk Wira Mas Ermieyati Samsuddin
Minister in Prime Minister’s Office (Religious Affairs) Datuk Ahmad Marzuk Shaary
Minister in Prime Minister’s Office (Sabah and Sarawak Affairs) Dato Hanifah Taib