New members of Malaysia's Cabinet sworn in

New members of Malaysia's Cabinet sworn in
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KUALA LUMPUR - Almost two months after winning the May 9 general election, Pakatan Harapan got its full Cabinet sworn in before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, on Monday (July 2).

Thirteen MPs had been sworn in earlier, and the names of the full Cabinet members and their portfolios were kept under a tight lid.

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad had said he aims to have no more than 30 members in the Cabinet.

The full Cabinet list has with 51 names including Dr Mahathir and his deputy Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. When it comes to ministerial portfolios, there are 26 ministers and 23 deputy ministers.

Monday's swearing-in ceremony started at 11am and took about an hour, happened at the Balairong Seri (Throne Room) and was witnessed by Dr Mahathir and his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali and Dr Wan Azizah.

The ministers and deputy ministers also signed the oath of office and loyalty and the instrument of appointment, witnessed by the Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, who represented the Chief Justice, and the Chief Secretary to the Government, Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa.

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The full list:

Prime Minister
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (Pribumi)

Deputy Prime Minister
Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (PKR)

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Law)
Minister: Datuk Liew Vui Keong (Warisan)
Deputy: Mohamed Hanipa Maidin (Amanah)

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Religion)
Minister: Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa (Amanah)
Deputy: Fuziah Salleh (PKR)

Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Unity and Social Harmony)
Minister: Dr Md Farid Rafik (Pribumi)

Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
Minister: Salahuddin Ayub (Amanah)
Deputy: Sim Tze Tzin (PKR)

Communications and Multimedia
Minister: Gobind Singh Deo (DAP)
Deputy: Eddin Syazlee Shith (Pribumi)

Minister: Mohamad Sabu (Amanah)

Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs
Minister: Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail (PKR)
Deputy: Chong Chieng Jen (DAP)

Economic Affairs
Minister: Datuk Seri Azmin Ali (PKR)

Minister: Dr Maszlee Malik (Pribumi)
Deputy: Teo Ni Ching (DAP)

Entrepreneur and Co-operative Development
Minister: Redzuan Yusof (Pribumi)
Deputy: Dr Hatta Md Ramli (Amanah)

Energy, Green Technology, Science and Climate Change
Minister: Yeo Bee Yin (DAP)
Deputy: Isnaraissah Munirah Majilis (Warisan)

Federal Territories
Minister: Khalid Samad (Amanah)
Deputy: Datuk Dr Shahruddin Salleh (Pribumi)

Minister: Lim Guan Eng (DAP)
Deputy: Amiruddin Hamzah (Pribumi)

Foreign Affairs
Minister: Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah (PKR)

Minister: Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad (Amanah)
Deputy: Dr Lee Boon Chye (PKR)

Minister: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (Pribumi)
Deputy: Azis Jamman (Warisan)

Housing and Local Development
Minister: Zuraida Kamaruddin

Human Resources
Minister: M. Kulasegaran (DAP)
Deputy: Datuk Mahfuz Omar (Amanah)

International Trade and Industry
Minister: Darell Leiking (Warisan)
Deputy: Dr Ong Kian Ming (DAP)

Natural Resources and Environment
Minister: Dr Xavier Jayakumar (PKR)
Deputy: Tengku Zulpuri Shah (DAP)

Primary Industries
Minister: Teresa Kok (DAP)
Deputy: Shamsul Iskandar Md Akin (PKR)

Public Works
Minister: Baru Bian (PKR)
Deputy: Annuar Mohd Tahir (Amanah)

Rural Development
Minister: Rina Mohd Harun (Pribumi)
Deputy: R. Sivarasa (PKR)

Tourism, Arts and Culture
Minister: Datuk Mohamad Din Ketapi (Warisan)
Deputy: Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik (PKR)

Minister: Anthony Loke (DAP)
Deputy: Datuk Kamarudin Jaffar (PKR)

Women, Community and Family Development
Minister: Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (PKR)
Deputy: Hannah Yeoh (DAP)

Minister: Baru Bian (PKR)
Deputy: Annuar Mohd Tahir (Amanah)

Youth and Sports
Minister: Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman (Pribumi)
Deputy: Steven Sim Chee Keong (DAP)

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