KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — Bersatu deputy president Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu and PAS vice-president Senator Idris Ahmad are among the fresh faces who have been entrusted to join the new cabinet line-up under the leadership of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
Ismail Sabri when announcing the line-up today said Ahmad Faizal who is also Tambun member of Parliament (MP) was appointed as the Youth and Sports Minister, while Idris who is a former Bukit Gantang MP would hold the post of Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs).
Another new face in the Cabinet is former Sabah chief minister Tan Sri Musa Aman’s son and Sipitang MP Yamani Hafez Musa who was appointed as the Deputy Finance Minister II.
Three former ministers during the Barisan Nasional’s (BN) time made a comeback, namely Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim who will now be heading the Federal Territories Ministry, Tan Sri Noh Omar as Entrepreneur and Cooperative Development Minister and Datuk Seri Mahadzir Khalid appointed as the new Rural Development Minister.
Ismail Sabri described his results-oriented Cabinet line-up as a management team that will work with the people.