Friday, 14 March 2008

Sabah Ministers and Assistant Ministers

The newly sworn-in Sabah Ministers

The Sabah Cabinet Ministers were sworn-in before Head of State Tun Ahmadshah Abdullah at the Istana Negeri in Kota Kinabalu today. Also sworn-in were 18 Assistant Ministers, four more than the 14 previously.

The Sabah State Government is a coalition of UMNO, Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS), UPKO, Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP), Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), Parti Bersatu Rakyat Sabah (PBRS) and MCA.

The line-up comprises of Umno - six ministers and eight Assistant Ministers (6/8), PBS (2/5), UPKO (1/2), SAPP (1/1),LDP (1/0),PBRS (0/1) and MCA (0/1).

The State Government will have to amend the State Constitution to increase the numbers of Assistant Ministers from 14 to 18.

Not re-appointed were Datuk Haji Abdul Rahim Ismail who was former Agriculture and Food Industry Minister and Datuk Haji Karim Bujang (Assisatnt Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment) and the new ministers are Datuk Hajah Azizah Mohd Dun and Peter Pang En Yin.

The Full List.

Chief Minister
Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman (UMNO)

Assistant Ministers
1. Datuk Radin Maleh (PBS)
2. Datuk Edward Khoo Keok Hui (MCA)
3. Datuk Datu Nasrun Datu Mansur (UMNO)

Deputy Chief Minister/Rural Development Minister
Datuk Seri Joseph Pairin Kitingan (PBS)

Assistant Minister
1. Datuk Haji Saidin Karno (UMNO)

Deputy Chief Minister/Agriculture and Food Industry Minister
Datuk Haji Yahya Hussin (UMNO)

Assistant Ministers
1. Datuk Bobbey Suan (UPKO)
2. Datuk Musbah Haji Jamli (UMNO)

Deputy Chief Minister/Infrastructure Development Minister
Datuk Raymond Tan Shu Kiah (SAPP)

Assistant Ministers
1. Datuk Michael Asang (PBS)
2. Datuk Japlin Akim (UMNO)

Finance Minister
Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman (UMNO)

Assistant Ministers
1. Datuk Haji Taufiq Datuk Abu Bakar Titingan (UMNO)
2. Melanie Chia Chui Ket (SAPP)

Minister in the Chief Minister's Department
Datuk Haji Nasir Tun Sakaran (UMNO)

Minister of Local Government and Housing
Datuk Haji Hajiji Haji Mohd Noor (UMNO)

Assistant Ministers
1. Edward Yong Oui Fah(PBS)
2. Datuk Ghulam Bahadar Khan (UMNO)

Minister of Industrial Development
Datuk Dr Ewon Ebin (UPKO)

Assistant Minister
1. Jainab Datuk Ahmad (UMNO)

Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment
Datuk Haji Masidi Manjun (UMNO)

Assistant Ministers
1. Bolkiah Haji Ismail (UMNO)
2. Datuk Ellron Angin (PBRS)

Minster of Resources Development and Information Technology
Datuk Dr Yee Moh Chai (PBS)

Assistant Minister
1. Donald Datuk Peter Mojuntin (UPKO)

Minister of Community Development and Consumer Affairs
Datuk Hajah Azizah Mohd Dun (UMNO)

Assistant Minister
1. Hherbert Timbun Lagadan (PBS)

Minister of Youth and Sports
Peter Pang En Yin (LDP)

Assistant Minister
1. Jahid Jahim (PBS)

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