Friday, April 10, 2009

New Cabinet 2009

1. Smaller Cabinet
2008(32 ministers) 2009(29 ministers)
2008(27 ministries)2009(25 ministries)

2. Dropped eight ministers + 1 resigned
Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar (Home)
Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said (Tourism)
Senator Tan Sri Muhammad Muhammad Taib (Rural and Regional Development)
Senator Datuk Amir-sham Abdul Aziz (Prime Minister’s Department)
Datuk Ong Ka Chuan (Housing and Local Government)
Datuk Mohd Zin Mohamed (Works)
Datuk Seri Zulhasnan Rafique (Federal Territories)
Datuk Shahrir Abdul Samad (Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs)
Shahrir (resigned)

3. Abolished two ministries
Entrepreneur and Co-operative Development
Energy, Water and Communications

4. New ministry
Energy, Green Technology and Water

5. Seven new Ministers faces
Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon (minister in the Prime Minister’s Department)
Maj-Gen Datuk Jamil Khir Baharom(minister in the Prime Minister’s Department)
Datuk Ahmad Husni Mohamad Hanadzlah (Second Finance Minister)
Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil (Women, Family and Community Development)
Datuk Anifah Aman (Foreign)
Datuk Raja Nong Chik Raja Zainal Abidin (Federal Territories)

6. MCA increase 1 deputy ( Now 4 minister 7 deputy)

7. GERAKAN now have 1 minister 2 deputy minister, MIC maintain 1 Minister, 2 deputy, PPP got 1 deputy.

8. Out of 29 minister, 7 people above 60 years old, 18 people between 50 - 59, only 4 people below 50 years old. here

9. 80% of his cabinet members were old faces

10. Khairy OUT & Mukhriz IN....controversy decision..Hard to calm down some umno youth faction, Abdullah Faction & Khairy Faction. public to mahathir. ( Although i hate khairy, but i must say he actually deserve to appointed in cabinet as his position as KETUA PEMUDA UMNO. Now the lost have appointed, the winner sidelined and the chief is not even holding any cabinet post)

11. SABAH Now have 4 Minister 5 Deputy minister in cabinet (Biggest achievement)

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