Prime minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim introduced a cupboard reshuffle right now, a yr after the ‘unity authorities’ got here into energy. The anticipated and much-discussed ‘musical chairs’ sees a few new faces within the cupboard, in addition to some ministries with giant portfolios cut up into two.
The change that issues us within the automotive trade is the appointment of Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof because the vitality transition and public utilities minister. GPS man Fadillah is one in all two deputy prime ministers and in addition the minister liable for Sabah and Sarawak affairs – he’ll proceed in these roles.
Vitality transition and public utilities is a brand new portfolio that’s cut up from the nationwide assets, atmosphere and local weather change ministry. Beforehand helmed by Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad, the Setiawangsa MP is now the pure assets and sustainability minister. Primarily based on the names of the brand new portfolios, electrical automobiles ought to be underneath Fadillah’s watch – we’ll see.
Elsewhere, the brand new home commerce and value of dwelling minister is Datuk Armizan Mohd Ali; the Sabah politician takes over the spot vacated by the late Datuk Seri Salahuddin Ayub. Dr Zaliha Mustafa is now not the well being minister (Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad is again in that seat) and is now the minister within the PM’s division for the Federal Territories – sure, the FT ministry has been revived.
The appointment that may take the most important headlines although is the EPF CEO Datuk Seri Amir Hamzah Azizan being finance minister II – the PM, who continues as finance minister, says that he now has the help of a ‘robust, skilled staff’. “He has proven sufficient competence, capability, and has managed the affairs of EPF in a really spectacular and passable method,” Anwar stated right now.
Other than the truth that the nation’s monetary well being impacts all of us, the customs division is underneath the MoF, and that’s the division that approves the worth of automobiles in Malaysia. Talking of the finance ministry, Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan, who has answered a lot of the MoF associated questions in parliament on behalf of the PM/FM, is now the deputy works minister underneath Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi.
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